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Influenza Quick Stats

For week ending:  January 6, 2018
Iowa activity level: Widespread

Quick States  
Percent of influenza rapid test positive 30% (1101/3681)
Percent of RSV rapid tests positive 24% (103/426)
Influenza-associated hospitalizations 119/3266 inpatients
Percent of outpatient visits for ILI 3.23% (baseline 1.9%)
Number of long-term care influenza outbreaks 4
Number of schools with ≥10% absence due to illness 17







Source: Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network (IISN)

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The Iowa Department of Public Health strives to protect the health of Iowans during the flu season. It is essential for health care providers to promote the prevention of influenza. The resources found in these web pages provide comprehensive guidance for vaccination, general flu prevention and health care provider education throughout this flu season.

Influenza (Flu) General Information

Influenza (Flu) Fact Sheets

Influenza A (H3N2) Variant Virus

Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus

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