The 2018-19 Influenza Season officially began September 27, 2018. The first influenza report for this season has been reported the Influenza-like illness (ILI) for Georgia is minimal at present. The season has just begun and as the weather continues to cool, the influenza season will progress. The Southeast Health District recommends that the best way to weather against the flu is to get vaccinated each year! Annual flu vaccination is the first and best available way to protect yourself and your family from the flu and its potentially serious complications. There have been 0 confirmed influenza-associated deaths and 0 influenza-associated hospitalizations for the eight-county metro Atlanta area.
For more information, visit http://www.cdc.gov/flu.