DULUTH – Twin Ports hospitals have confirmed at least six flu-related deaths within the past two weeks.
Essentia Health has experienced five flu-related deaths across their Twin Ports facilities, and all were elderly patients.
St. Luke’s has confirmed at least one death, but the age has not been confirmed.
Doctors are advising people to get a flu shot if they have not done so already.
They say this year’s vaccine has been found effective in fighting the most popular strains.