Mesa County Public Health has released the 2016-2017 Flu Report detailing data on flu hospitalizations and the economic impacts flu has in Mesa County.
The special report was created using multiple sources of data, taking an all-inclusive look at Mesa County’s latest flu season.
“We’ve been monitoring our flu rates in Mesa County for many years, but this year brought new partnerships with local hospitals, labs and clinics, along with new computer software, changing the way we track flu,” said MCPH Data Analyst Shane Chatfield. “We like to think of this special report as a baseline year, one that we’ll use as a jumping off point as we dive deeper into how flu affects our community.”
Some of the key takeaways from the report include:
Click here to view the report in full.