Tift County: Flu Epidemic at an All-time High

According to the Tift Regional Health System, nearly 500 cases of the flu have been seen as of mid-February.

From this time last year compared to this year, the cases have tripled.

The statistics are based off of hospital and emergency room activity.

For prevention, do the standard stuff — wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, your nose or your mouth and cough or sneeze into your sleeves or a handkerchief.



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