Flu cases in McLennan County have spiked recently, with more than 1,000 cases of the flu and flu-like illnesses reported by healthcare providers and schools last week, according to the Waco-McLennan County Health District.
Flu activity in Kentucky is now widespread for the first time this season.
Influenza A outbreaks are underway in about four long-term care facilities, and Adrienne Hansen-Taugher, manager of infectious disease prevention and emergency preparedness for Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health, said flu season is expected to peak over the holidays.
Fayette, Jefferson and Pike counties had the highest numbers of flu cases in the state.
By Wednesday, North Carolina health officials expect it to reach 5 percent, meaning local hospitals have to do more. "That means for hospitals in particular, employees who have not had the flu vaccine need to start masking and doing the extra protections to protect themselves and our patients from spreading the flu".
Clean - Wash your hands often. Most of the time the flu shot doesn't cost anything, but if it does, the cost is $25, York said.
Burton said for people age 65 and older, there is a high-dose vaccine. That's the way health officials measure the severity of flu season.
Burton said that's not good for avoiding flu and infections, as the germs from the facial tissue are transferred to the inside of the pocket or the sleeve, and can be picked up again by touching those places afterwards.
Since Oct. 1, she said the Peterson Regional Medical Center's emergency room has tallied 34 positive tests for flu; and at the Urgent Care Center on Junction Highway, they have counted 20 flu cases.
Symptoms of influenza include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.
"They've had it since, like, three months ago", Perez said.
"People who are sick should stay home from holiday gatherings where influenza and other illness can spread", Dr. Scott Lindquist, the state epidemiologist for infectious diseases, said in a press release.
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