Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Influenza update

Maine CDC’s March 2011 investigation of influenza outbreaks at two correction facilities was published in the MMWR on April 6: http://go.usa.gov/yT8

Maine CDC reported regional flu activity for the week ending April 14, with one new outbreak reported in a residential school or university. Weekly updates on flu activity are available online:

Maine CDC reminds everyone to take everyday preventive measures against the flu:
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow or shoulder
  • Stay home when you feel sick
  • Get vaccinated

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