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High Number Of Flu Cases Reported

Photo: Centers of Disease Control

The week of January 20 – 26 yielded the highest number of confirmed cases reported in one week for this flu season:

  • 595 confirmed cases, ovewhelming majority Type A
  • 4 flu related deaths reported to date

Read our Influenza Activity Data Brief here: https://louisvilleky.gov/government/health-wellness/louisville-flu-activity

Best protections against getting the flu are to get the flu shot and wash your hands often with warm water and soap.  If you do get the flu, see your doctor, take all prescribed medications, and stay home to avoid spreading the flu to others. More info on flu at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/consumer/prevention.htm

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