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Another record breaking week for flu in LouisvilleKy

Louisville, KY – Last week (Feb. 3 – 9) reported cases of flu hit a new high: 921 cases for the week.  Cases are overwhelmingly infulenza strain A.  This brings our total number of flu cases for this season to 4,623.  There have been 6 influenza related deaths. You can see more at our Flu Activity page. You can learn much more about the flu, the flu vaccine, and who should get the vaccine at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/


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High Number of Flu Cases Reported in LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY., – 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. 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 www.cdc.gov/flu


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LouisvilleKY is seeing more Flu cases

DEERFIELD, Ill., and LOUISVILLE, KY., –(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walgreens Flu Index™  is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. Now in its fifth flu season, the Walgreens Flu Index was developed as a tool for consumers, health officials and the media to track flu activity in their area, and it continues to be an indicator of flu activity and important reminder to take preventive measures, such as receiving a flu shot, to stay healthy throughout the flu season. The Walgreens…