Clinicians and doctors are protecting patients from influenza early this year.
More than 70 Monroe County residents are now infected with the virus.
Health officials have confirmed cases of influenza A in humans, but they say people should not worry about an epidemic.
Officials say there's no evidence the flu has been transmitted between people.
The worst part of the flu season is expected later this year.
Healthcare providers across the state have reported higher numbers of flu-like symptoms in the last week.
Health officials are reporting the first influenza death in Indiana this flu season.
October marks the start of flu season in Indiana and health officials say while H1N1 may not be an issue, the flu still is.