As of week 45, Georgia flu activity is moderate. 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 3.9%, the number of influenza-associated death was 0; the number of Metro Area Influenza Hospitalizations was 3, and there was no Influenza Outbreak reported for the specified period.
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/?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/