H1N1 Update

From the state’s Department of Health.

Visits to the doctor for flu symptoms jumped from 4.9 percent to 5.4 percent last week after many weeks of steady decline.

There were two deaths last week.

A 59-year-old woman from Luna County whose medical history has not been determined yet

A 78-year-old woman from Bernalillo County with chronic medical conditions

There have been 42 deaths from H1N1 in New Mexico total.

The DOH has ordered more than 100,000 doses of the vaccine for a total of 403,520. Bernalillo County will see 133.910.

For state H1N1 info, go here or call 1-866-850-5893.

For information in Spanish, call 1-800-784-0394

For a list of statewide flu clinics, click here or call 1-866-681-5872

National H1N1 Information is available here.