flu season

Don’t Overlook the Flu, Get Vaccinated
Last year’s severe flu season has Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) officials encouraging residents to get vaccinated. “Sadly, we saw 29 influenza-associated deaths reported in Wyoming,” said WDH Epidemiologist Reggie McClinton. “This represents the highest number our st…
Severe Flu Season Expected in Wyoming and Nationwide
Officials with the Casper-Natrona County Public Health Department expect a particularly severe flu season this year. Already, multiple people have been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms in the Casper area. The Centers for Disease Control says 39 states, including Wyoming, are reporting moderate or…
Early Wyo. Flu Season Intensifies
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s early flu season is getting more intense. State health officials recorded more than three times more flu cases by Dec. 1 than usual. The Associated Press reports that the state recorded 342 cases of influenza by Dec. 1. Wyoming usually reports less than …
Wyoming Flu Season Gets Early Start
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State health officials say they are already getting reports of flu cases in Wyoming. Wyoming state health officer Dr. Wendy Braund says flu cases have been confirmed especially in Sheridan County. Braund says the flu season in Wyoming typically peaks in February and Marc…