Six additional flu-related deaths were reported in San Diego last week and influenza activity continues to be widespread, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
Four additional influenza deaths were reported in San Diego, bringing this season’s local total to nine, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported
Is getting a flu shot one of your New Year’s resolutions?
It should be. Influenza continues to sicken more people across the region and the number of lab-confirmed influenza cases reported last week is elevated.
For the past two months, the number of local lab-confirmed flu cases has been steadily increasing week to week, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today.
Through Dec. 10, a total of 291 cases of influenza had been reported in the county, 113 more than at the same time last season.
Flu activity typically starts to increase during the holidays. That’s why County health officials are encouraging people to get vaccinated now.
The County is sponsoring clinics throughout the region where you can get vaccinated against the flu.