It should come at no surprise that flu season is in full swing.
As of February 13, widespread activity of influenza has been reported in New York State.
66% increase since the prior week in lab-confirmed flu reports
Influenza A (H1) is prominent
29% more patients have been hospitalized with lab-confirmed influenza than the week prior
No pediatric deaths associated with the flu have been reported this season
Are you doing your best to prevent the flu?
For some, the flu only develops into bothersome symptoms that last for about a week. For those with pre-existing medical conditions, children, senior citizens and pregnant women, the flu can pose a serious threat. For more information, contact your doctor today.