Uptick In Flu Cases Across KY

The Department for Public Health is reporting that flu activity in Kentucky is widespread for the tenth week in a row. At this time, Kentucky reported 44 flu-related deaths for the 2018-19 flu season. 333 people died during the previous flu season.Dr. Jeff Howard, DPH Commissioner. “We are urging anyone who hasn’t received a flu vaccine, particularly children 6 months and older and those people at high risk for complications related to the flu, to check with doctors’ offices, local health departments, pharmacies or other providers about getting the vaccine.”

Source: MG News

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