It appears flu season is on its way in Colorado as their Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting an increase in influenza activity all around the state. The flu spreads really fast so citizens of Colorado are encouraged to take precaution as soon as they feel some symptoms of the flu. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association (NCVNA) is recommending the use of flu shots. Everyone should get a shot as soon as they are able. The nurses explain that the shots help with the symptoms and in some cases even prevent death.
According to the state reports, most of the cases have been branded as being in the H3 strand of the virus. Few hospitals have reported cases of flu and they say that they picked up the first cases at the end of November.