February 2, 2013 - 8:27 am - Posted in News

flu shotNorthwest Iowa — Influenza activity across Iowa has been unusually high this year. It hit early and the Centers for Disease Control says it’s been severe. Health officials say this is the worst nationwide flu outbreak in four years.

Dr. John Weber at Orange City Area Health System says flu activity is higher than has been seen in past years. He says we’re just now getting into what is traditionally the “flu season”, so it’s not too late to get your flu shot if you haven’t yet. Click here for the full story including Dr. Weber’s comments.

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