Tips To Avoid Spreading The Flu

While reports of influenza cases have been numerous in some parts of the country, including Wisconsin, has been hit hard by the flu bug, Door County is holding its own. Rhonda Kolberg, Director and Health Officer for the Door County Department of Public Health says things have been relatively quiet in the county, but that’s not the case elsewhere…

Kolberg says 2,800 cases of the flu have been reported in the Badger State. She says that may be the ‘tip of the iceberg’ given the fact that not everyone will be tested for the bug. Kolberg says this season has been the worst flu season in Wisconsin since 2008 when the H1N1 pandemic hit. But there’s good news, there’s still plenty of time to get a flu shot…

Kolberg asks that those wanting to have their children immunized to call ahead. She also offers some ways to keep the flu from spreading…

The flu season actually got underway a month earlier than usual. Typically the bug is around from early January through February.

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