Region 8 News Flu Watch

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The flu season is fully involved and causing more and more of us to become sick.

According to the Arkansas Department of Health, at least seven deaths have occurred so far this flu season.  The department also states this is the worst influenza season to hit the state since 2009.

While the best suggestion from doctors across the country to battle the flu is to get a flu shot, there is more information to consider.

The following links to stories Region 8 News has done during the current flu season. They feature local doctors and a local focus on the flu in our area.

There are also links to the side of this article to help you and your family manage your health throughout this flu season.

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