855 New Flu Cases Reported in Winnebago Co.

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Cases of flu across the country and locally continue to spike.

In the final week of January and first week of February, the Winnebago County Health Dept. reported 855 new cases of the flu.  The CDC says this season is on track to be the worst for hospitalizations since the organization started tracking that information in 2010.

A Texas mother died Monday after catching both Influenza A and B.  Health experts say it’s never too late to get your flu shot.

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