Influenza Active in Cass County

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Influenza Active in Cass County

ATLANTIC – Officials at Cass County Health System have reported higher than normal influenza activity so far this year, which is in keeping with state and nationwide trends. “We have had over 50 cases of influenza so far this year and have seen mostly influenza A, as has the rest of the state,” said Dr. Tricia Goodemote, Chief Medical Officer. “We want the public to be aware and take appropriate precautions to help control the spread of influenza and other illnesses.” Dr. Goodemote noted while most of the patients were able to be treated as outpatients several have required inpatient care.

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