The week ending Dec. 30, 2017, saw 142 confirmed flu cases, an increase of 48 percent over the previous week. The Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing another opportunity for Delawareans to get the flu vaccine at its annual Legislative Hall flu clinic. The clinic, which is also open to the public, will be held Jan. 17, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Division of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2017-2018 flu season. The individual, a 47-year-old male from New Castle County, passed away last week at a local hospital. The man, who was infected with influenza A, was a resident of a long-term care facility and had multiple underlying health conditions.
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the state’s first laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza in Sussex County, for the 2017-2018 flu season. The Sussex County case involves a 65-year old female. This brings the total number of flu cases this season to seven.
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the state’s first laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza for the 2017-2018 flu season. Six individuals have been diagnosed with the flu to date in October.
Today Governor John Carney rolled up his sleeve to get his annual flu shot at the Division of Public Health’s (DPH) drive-thru flu clinic in Dover, officially launching the state’s flu season prevention efforts.