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Influenza Quick Stats

For week ending:  November 4, 2017
Iowa activity level: Sporadic

Quick Stats

Percent of influenza rapid test positive

2% (18/854)

Percent of RSV rapid tests positive

1% (2/180)

Influenza-associated hospitalizations

5/3131 inpatients surveyed

Percent of outpatient visits for ILI

0.56% (baseline 1.9%)

Percent school absence due to illness


Number of schools with ≥10% absence due to illness


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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