Week 11 – Ending March 19, 2022
As of Week 11, Georgia flu activity is minimal= 1 (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
1.7%, the number of influenza-associated death was 0; the number of Metro Area Influenza Hospitalizations was 8; 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 https://phdistrict2.org/contact-us/.
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/