Sixth Confirmed Flu-Related Death in Nueces County - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Sixth Confirmed Flu-Related Death in Nueces County

Posted: Updated:

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - The sixth flu-related death in Nueces County was confirmed by City-County Public Health District officials on Wednesday.

The patient was a female between the ages of 30-40 years old. She was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Tuesday. Additional information regarding the female's identity is being withheld to protect the patient's privacy.

Dr. William Burgin, Jr., Local Health Authority, advises everyone to protect themselves against the flu by getting the flu shot, and by distancing themselves from sick people whenever possible.

The City-County Health District offers four tips to keep in mind to protect yourself and others from the flu:

  •     If you are sick, stay home to keep from getting others sick.
  •     Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
  •     Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you sneeze or cough.
  •     Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand rub.
  • Kingsville Bank Robbed

    Kingsville Bank Robbed

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:24:52 GMT
    Kingsville Police are on the lookout for a man that robbed a bank near Texas AM Kingsville. The crime happened shortly after 5 PM Friday afternoon. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash. If you have any information on this crime call Kingsville Police at 592-4311.More >>
    Kingsville Police are on the lookout for a man that robbed a bank near Texas AM Kingsville. The crime happened shortly after 5 PM Friday afternoon. The suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash. If you have any information on this crime call Kingsville Police at 592-4311.More >>
  • Anger Management Therapy Aimed At Reducing Crime

    Anger Management Therapy Aimed At Reducing Crime

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:20:32 GMT
    Anger is a natural emotion, but if not controlled it can be extremely dangerous or even deadly. One expert at a local anger management school we spoke with says their number one clients are those who have been ordered to attend anger management courses by the court.More >>
    Anger is a natural emotion, but if not controlled it can be extremely dangerous or even deadly. One expert at a local anger management school we spoke with says their number one clients are those who have been ordered to attend anger management courses by the court.More >>
  • Cell Phone Found Recording in Bathroom of Kwik Wash Laundromat

    Cell Phone Found Recording in Bathroom of Kwik Wash Laundromat

    For the third time in six weeks, a cell phone has been found hidden inside a public bathroom, this time at the Kwik Wash laundromat in the 11300 block of Leopard in Annaville.More >>
    For the third time in six weeks, a cell phone has been found hidden inside a public bathroom, this time at the Kwik Wash laundromat in the 11300 block of Leopard in Annaville.More >>