Department records show Cuyahoga County has had nearly double the number of flu hospitalizations thru February 10 as Franklin County. Cuyahoga County Health Department data shows 30 flu-related deaths this season. Three children have died statewide during the flu season that began October 1. The total of 10,785 statewide flu-related hospitalizations thus far is well above Ohio's five-year average. Health officials encourage people to get a flu shot.