Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Flu activity in Colorado still on the rise

Flu activity in Colorado continued to increase throughout February.

So far this flu season, which started Oct. 2, 2016, and as of the most recent available data on February 18, 1,797 people in Colorado have been hospitalized with confirmed cases of influenza. Jefferson County accounts for 179 of the state’s 1,797 lab-confirmed flu cases this year, about one-tenth.  

Be a Flu Fighter

Flu season continues through May — it is not too late to protect you and your loved ones from the flu. JCPH offers regular immunization clinics at 645 Parfet Street in Lakewood. Please call 303-239-7078 and make an appointment today.

For the latest information on influenza in Colorado, go to

A sticker sits on the table where children received their vaccines February 4, 2017 
at the Shots For Tots and Teens clinic in Arvada.
Photo by Nikki Work

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