Georgia Flu Surveillance Update: Week 52

Week 52 – Ending January 01,2022

Georgia Flu Surveillance Update: Week 52 (Ending January 01, 2022)
As of week 52, Georgia flu activity is very high= 12 (on the scale of 1-13). Activity levels are based on the percent of outpatient visits in Georgia due to Influenza-like illness during this timeframe.

For the corresponding week, the percentage of outpatient visits for Influenza-like Illness was 8.1%, the number of influenza-associated death was 0; the number of Metro Area Influenza Hospitalizations was 7; and reported Influenza Outbreak was 1.

Getting the flu shot is the best thing you can do to protect yourself and others.

District 2 health departments have flu vaccines available. Please contact your local health department for information on how to get your Flu vaccine at http://phdistrict2.org/?page_id=597.
To learn more about how to protect yourself against flu, visit DPH website at https://dph.georgia.gov/epidemiology/influenza/seasonal-flu-influenza
and CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/