Influenza Cases Skyrocketing In Franklin County Flu Season

Franklin County Health Department reported on Monday, Jan. 8 that cases of the flu county are rapidly gaining on the record total in 2016-17 of 1,664.

The influenza season is based on the combined months of September through April.

“Lots of Influenza A and B are being seen in the Sullivan zip code,” said Tony Buel, Franklin County Public Health Supervisor. “We aren’t really seeing a certain part of the county being hit any worse than other areas. Pretty much it's widespread and the numbers are elevated countywide.”

Find out just how many cases have been reported in Franklin County in the Jan. 10 issue of the Independent News.

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