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February 2017 Flu Update

flu 2Hello Ste. Genevieve County!!! Just wanted to update everyone that positive flu cases are on the rise during the 5th week of this year!!!! This flu season, 20,400 positive flus have been confirmed in the state of Missouri!!! The highest percentage was for children 0-4 years of age!!!! A total of 1,052 deaths have occurred in Missouri this Flu season and 87 in week 5 of this year. Febraury is usually the peak time for flu to occur. If you have not gotten a flu shot, it isn't too late!!!! Please protect yourself and your family. More detailed info is at this link

health.mo.gov