Indiana's health commissioner is urging Hoosiers to get their flu shots and take other precautions amid a surge in flu-related illnesses and deaths.
Health officials say getting a flu shot is the most effective way to protect against the influenza virus.
Rex Bell voted Friday from IU Health Methodist Hospital, where he was transferred after falling ill last week.
The Libertarian candidate for governor is doing well and expected to make a full recovery.
Health officials have confirmed cases of influenza A in humans, but they say people should not worry about an epidemic.
A Statehouse tour group reported difficulty breathing Thursday morning. The three taken to the hospital are reportedly in stable condition.
Parker's organization has distributed about 800 bags in just three years.