(Las Vegas, NV) — The Southern Nevada Health District reports the flu has claimed the lives of the people in Southern Nevada.

The deaths were reported as two middle-aged, and one elderly person.

Officials say it is not too late to get immunized.

The SNHD’s chief health officer, Dr. Joe Iser, says the deaths serve as a stark reminder of how serious the flu can be and underscore the importance of getting a flu shot each year.

For more information on the flu, visit the Southern Nevada Health District website.


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