More than 12,710 people in Arizona have been diagnosed with the flu so far this year. The number of cases in all but one week has been higher than the average for the past five years. The infections have been higher than normal among children, according to Arizona Department of Health Services data.
Arizona’s flu season typically starts in October and runs into June, with most cases occurring January through March.
Health officials recommend everyone 6 months and older get the vaccine, even this late in the season, but note that it takes about two weeks to start working. Individuals at high risk for complications from the flu, including those with asthma, diabetes or heart disease, should see a doctor if infected, and antiviral drugs may be prescribed.
Homes for Sale in 85085, 85086 & 85087
Prickett Realty, serving Anthem & North Phoenix
40808 N Laurel Valley, Anthem Parkside
4 BEDS | 3.5 BATHS | 4-CAR GARAGE | 3,484 SQFT | $519,000
Plenty of space inside, outside and in the garage
1619 W Owens Way, Anthem Country Club
2 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 2-CAR GARAGE | 1,157 SQFT | $244,000
Cute & cozy, move-in ready
40616 N Territory Trail, Anthem Parkside
3 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 2-CAR GARAGE | 1,567 SQFT | $299,000
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