An Update on the Influenza as it relates to Holmes County

  • Public Health surveillance data indicates there has been significant Influenza Like Illness (or ILI) in Holmes County.
  • The percentage of outpatient ILI visits have started to trend downward and emergency department (ED) visits are slightly above the statewide average.
  • The frequency of ILI ED visits has been most common individuals less than 50 years of age.
  • During the week of February 25 - March 3 there were 0 influenza-associated hospitalizations and 0 novel influenza infections reported to the Holmes County General Health District. 
  • There have been 13 deaths in Holmes County associated with Influenza or Pneumonia during the 2017-2018 Flu season as of March 3, 2018.


FLu Week 9

This graph shows you the data we have reported above.  The numbers at the bottom of the graph indicate the weeks of the year, (with weeks 40-52 being the end of 2017). We are currently reporting on week 9 (February 25-March 3, 2018)

Published 3/09/2018


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