Flu Season

Data from the most recent Kentucky Department for Public Health Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report shows that influenza cases are currently widespread across the Commonwealth.Kentucky River District Public Health Director, Scott Lockard, said an April spike in cases of the flu is unusual.“The flu season would run from starting typically in October in a normal year and be really tapering down by February, March,” he said.In Eastern Kentucky, Pike County had the largest spike, with 46 new lab-confirmed cases bringing the seasonal total to 247 for the county.

Source: MG News

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