The public information for the City of Waco said flu cases have decreased for the second week in a row.
There were 1,182 cases of the flu and flu-like illness reported for the week ending on Jan. 6th a decrease from 1,283 cases the previous week.
Although there is a slight decrease, the Health District continues to recommend that anyone with flu symptoms, including a fever, avoid contact with others.
If you are sick or experiencing any symptoms, please stay at home. Washing your hands frequently is a good practice in prevention.
Prescription medications like Tamiflu may be beneficial to easing symptoms and overcoming the flu faster.
Only a healthcare professional can diagnosis the flu and prescribe medications. Basic hand and cough hygiene will also slow the spread of the flu virus.
Week ending 1-6-18 1,182 cases
Week ending 12-29-17 1283 cases
Week ending 12-22-17 1541 cases
Week ending 12-15-17 1041 cases
Week ending 12-8-17 338 cases
Week ending 12-1-17 303 cases
Week ending 11-25-17 204 cases
For more information on the flu season click here.
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