Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Centers for Disease Control has released data on flu-like illnesses across the United States, breaking down the incidence rates in each state.
The information is available on a color map on the CDC website. As of Monday morning, it listed Tennessee’s levels as “very high.” This information was updated on November 4.
CDC officials do not use laboratory-confirmed flu results to monitor outbreaks, but instead monitor flu symptoms. These may include fever, cough or sore throat.
Knox County Health Department officials encourage everyone to get their flu shot. Flu vaccines are available at most pharmacies or grocery stores with pharmacies. You can learn more about flu vaccines here Here.
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