5 Oklahomans have been hospitalized by flu since September 29

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BRIGHTON, CO – APRIL 30: A health worker prepares a flu shot for a Mexican farm worker at a mobile clinic on a farm on April 30, 2013 in Brighton, Colorado. Salud family Health Centers sends a mobile clinic to farms throughout northeastern Colorado to serve the migrant population, many of whom have little access to health care, a major issue in health care reform proposals. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health says 5 more Oklahomans have been reported hospitalized between September 29 – October 5.

Since September 1st, 27 people have been hospitalized with the flu.

Thankfully, no deaths have been reported since September 1.

The CDC says flu activity is still low for the year.

So far, only Massachusetts reports widespread flu activity.

If you are age 65 or older, there are two different flu vaccines available this flu season that are designed specifically for you. One option is the Fluzone High-Dose, and the other is the FLUAD vaccine. You only need to get one of them.

Below is the full list of places you can get a flu shot for free October 7-11.

  • Alva Recreation Complex โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Beaver County Fairgrounds โ€“ Oct. 10
  • Bristow High School โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Claremore Expo Center โ€“ Oct. 9
  • Cleveland County Health Department (Norman) โ€“ Oct. 10
  • Cotton County Expo Building โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Craig County Fairgrounds โ€“ Oct. 10
  • Elk City Convention Center โ€“ Oct. 9
  • Hugo Agriplex (OSU Extension Office) โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Jackson County Expo Center โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Kiamichi Technology Center โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Laverne School (Shackelford Hall) โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Meridian Technology Center (Stillwater Campus) โ€“ Oct. 10
  • Oklahoma State Fair Park (OKC) โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Oral Roberts University Mabee Center (Tulsa) โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Pittsburg County Health Department โ€“ Oct. 11
  • Pontotoc Technology Center โ€“ Oct. 8
  • Redlands Community College (El Reno) โ€“ Oct. 10
  • Seminole State College โ€“ Oct. 11
  • Tillman County Health Department โ€“ Oct. 8
  • William Ray Memorial Park (Madill) โ€“ Oct. 10

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