Officials say flu has peaked in Yates County

Officials in Yates County say the flu has peaked.

Yates County Public Health is advising the public to keep taking steps to prevent sickness.

Reports have nearly doubled in the last two weeks. Influenza B has been the dominant strain of influenza reported this season, but the community is beginning to see more cases of Influenza A, according to the Chronicle-Express.

“We expect the number of flu cases reported to continue to decline after the peak, but influenza is still circulating in the community, and we encourage you to take steps to prevent illness as we move into the spring season,” added Kathy Swarthout.

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