Posted by Karin Slyker | email
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A second case of H1N1 flu has been confirmed in Lubbock County. The case is a relative of the child that was the County's first positive case. This second case was already being treated for flu-like symptoms, and is staying at home during this time. A healthcare professional has notified the family of the diagnosis of H1N1 Flu.
Nancy Haney, Director of the Lubbock Health Department, said, "Because of the nature of the first case, we expected this case to be positive. We encourage people to not panic and take precautions for this mild strain of influenza."
The Lubbock Health Department continues to advise everyone to take the following precautions to prevent the spread of any illness:
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