As was the case two weeks ago, we are seeing a slight increase in the levels of flu-like illness, however, it is very possible that this is due to something other than the flu.
On a programming note, this will be the final weekly report for this flu season. Be sure to check back in the fall when we will start posting again. In the meantime, be sure to keep washing those hands, covering your coughs and sneezing into those elbows!
Have a wonderful and healthy summer!
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