Flu season is in full swing. This weekend the CT Department of Public Health released the latest numbers and the results point to similar trends in years past. Last year the flu peaked in the week ending in January 12. It’s not to late to protect yourself and your family with a flu shot as we are in the peak. According to last year’s statistics, another peak will hit in the week around March 23.
is already experiencing the influx.
Dr. Tom Brown, medical director of , a walk-in clinic on Main Street in Danbury, and coming soon to West Hartford, said he started seeing influenza cases in early December. He said he’s seen as many as seven flu cases in one day. “It’s here,” he said. “People should really take precautions and get their flu shot.” (Greenwich Time)
Central Connecticut is also following national and state-wide trends. The Courant published an article this weekend with CDC and CT Dept of Public Health numbers, with links to break down into each town. (The Hartford Courant)
CBS CT reports on the cases confirmed in CT as well. Reporting Fairfield County as hardest hit by the this years seasonal flu, followed by New Haven County. (CBS CT)
reminds you to make sure to get your flu shot. It’s not too late. We will keep you current on current health issues in your neighborhood thru our facebook posts, medical minutes and website updates at www.facebook.com/AFCDoctorsExpress and www.DoctorsExpressWestHartford.com