Three Region 8 counties considered flu active

Flu update for Region 8

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Three counties in Region 8 have been considered “most active” in a weekly influenza report.

According to the Arkansas Department of Health’s weekly flu report, Craighead, White and Izard counties reported a larger number of flu cases than most counties.

There were six other counties on the list.

Since Sept. 30, over 250 positive influenza tests have been reported to the ADH’s online database by health care providers

To date, one influenza-related death has been reported in Arkansas this flu season.

You can find more on the weekly flu reports at the Arkansas Department of Health website.

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