• Ill. flu season gets late start

    by  • December 26, 2013 • News

    The flu season is getting a late start this year but officials say it’s officially here and will be for some time.flu season

    The Centers for Disease Control Prevention say Illinois is being hit by the virus on a regional basis, one step below the “widespread” categorization.

    Doctors and pharmacists are reporting more patients with influenza over the past few weeks, and many emergency rooms say over three percent of people being admitted have high fevers. Health officials say everyone over six-months-old should get a flu vaccination.