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Flu Activity Low and Sporadic in Iowa Currently

Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 6:22 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Influenza activity is low and sporadic in Iowa at this time.

According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, there has been one flu-related death so far this season. For this reporting week, the State Hygienic Laboratory confirmed cases of influenza A and influenza B, and there were five influenza-related hospitalizations. Iowans are reminded to get an annual vaccine to protect from the flu, and clean your hands, cover your coughs, and contain illness by staying home when ill.