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Another Michigan child has died from the flu


UNDATED (WKZO) -- its been confirmed that a 15-year-old boy from Genesee County has died from the flu.

Joshua Polehna passed away on Friday, becoming the fourth child in Michigan to die this season after contracting the virus.

There is a group called Families Fighting Flu, who work with families that have lost loved ones and also promote the idea of getting flu shots. 

The non-profit group also includes healthcare practitioners who are committed to fighting the flu.They provide various resources to educate individuals about the flu, as well as a toolkit which includes information for communities affected by the loss of a loved one: http://www.familiesfightingflu.org/toolkit/grief-emotional-support/