Georgia health officials are monitoring more flu cases this season than in the last three years. Some urgent care clinics are flooded with flu patients. Dr. Patrick O’Neal with the State Department of Public Health, says there’s a high incidence of flu being reported in more than half of Georgia’s 18 health districts.
The Georgia Association of School Nurses and the Georgia Department of Public Health are working together to boost immunization among the state's school children. Flu shot clinics will be starting this month at many of the state’s schools.