Posted: Dec 2, 2011 8:58 AM by KPAX/KAJ Media Center
Updated: Dec 2, 2011 9:31 PM
State health officials report that the season's first two confirmed cases of the flu have been reported in Montana.
The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services reports the two cases have been identified in Gallatin County.
National Influenza Vaccination Week, that highlights the importance of annual influenza vaccination, is set for December 4th until December 10th and the Flathead City-County Health Department advises that it's important than ever that everyone gets a flu shot.
Certain people are at greater risk for serious complications if they get the flu, including:
Persons who live with or care for persons at high risk should also be vaccinated, including: