Influenza-like-illness is on a slow decline in Mesa County, while the number of hospitalized cases so far this flu season is 100.

It’s not too late to get a flu shot if you haven’t yet.

Also, take these precautions:

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Sanitize surfaces often.
  • Stay home from work or school if you’re sick.
  • Get enough rest, exercise and eat well.
  • Avoid touching your face, hands, mouth or nose.

Mesa County’s highest number of hospitalized flu cases came in 2009-2010 when H1N1 was circulating. That year, 117 people were hospitalized with influenza.

For more information on flu, go here.