Flu Cases Rising In Connecticut

January 2, 2019 3:49 pm Published by

The Connecticut Health Department (CHD) is reporting a “rapid and steady increase in the number of flu cases in the state.” Avoiding the flu will continue to become more difficult as this year’s season has already been classified as “widespread” by the Department of Health due to the fact that it has spread to more then half of the state.

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According to the Connecticut Department of Public Health the number of flu cases has grown by nearly 200 in just the past two weeks with a total of three deaths and 162 hospitalizations reported.

If you feel like you have flu like symptoms, here at your New Haven County Urgent Care Center we can see you and talk through your next steps to avoid hospitalization or worse.