EDGEWOOD, Ky. – The Northern Kentucky Health Department has confirmed another death associated with the swine flu H1N1 in a Boone County male in his 20s.http://www.wcpo.com/content/specials/20 ... 6nTBg.cspx
The individual did not have any underlying conditions prior to his death, according to the information provided to the Health Department.
The death reported Monday is the third reported in the region and the 20th in the state.
“The loss of a young person’s life is tragic, and we extend our sympathies to the individual’s family,” said Steven R. Katkowsky, M.D., District Director of Health. “This loss stresses the fact that swine flu can be serious and steps must be taken to prevent the illness.”
Additional details are now available for the Health Department’s upcoming swine flu vaccination clinic, to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 11, at the Bank of Kentucky Center, 500 Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Ky.
“The Bank of Kentucky event is a huge undertaking, and we ask for the public’s assistance in making the clinic run smoothly,” said Katkowsky.
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