WESTFIELD - A candlelight vigil was held tonight for the Union County teen who died from a flu-related illness.

Mark Holloway passed away on Wednesday after getting the flu. He is one of the several children in New Jersey to die from the virus this season.

The Department of Health has reported high levels of flu activity in every region of the state. Officials say there has also been twice as many flu-related emergency room visits compared to this time last year.