Cases of influenza are on the increase in the Permian Basin.

According to NewsWest 9, if you haven't gotten a flu vaccine this year, now is the time to get it done.

Flu cases are on the rise in the Permian Basin but you can prevent you and your family from getting the dreaded flu by getting this year's flu vaccine.

Doctors say the vaccine for this year is a good one and has helped keep the flu from getting out of hand.

The reason for the spike in cases is in conjunction with people who have not gotten their flu virus for this year.

So the easy fix is simple, go get your flu shot now.

Keep informed on the flu in Texas by going to the Texas Flu website.