Georgia Flu Surveillance Update: Week 16

Week 16 – Ending April 23, 2022

As of Week 16, 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 1.9%, the number of influenza-associated death was 1; the number of Metro Area Influenza Hospitalizations was 16; 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/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/