The Dallas County health department today reported its 24th confirmed death related to the H1N1 flu virus.

The victim was a 57-year-old man with no underlying high-risk medical conditions.

As has been its policy, the health department provided no additional identifying details.

The county said cases of H1N1 or swine flu are being reported at "low levels." Nonetheless, health officials said, the swine flu threat remains, and residents were urged to get vaccinated.

The Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services continues to offer the H1N1 vaccine for free at the following clinic locations: 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway in Dallas; 440 South Nursery Road in Irving; and 2774 Valwood Parkway in Farmers Branch. Clinic hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The vaccine is also widely available through private providers, such as doctors' offices and pharmacies.

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