Peak flu season typically starts in January and flu shots take about two weeks to become effective.
Indiana flu activity was classified as minimal for the third week of January.
Health officials say getting a flu shot is the most effective way to protect against the influenza virus.
Although people with asthma aren’t necessarily more susceptible to the influenza virus, the flu can be far more serious for them.
The Indiana State Health Department is reporting the state’s first flu death of the season, although overall flu activity is minimal.
The rate of flu deaths has nearly doubled in the past month.
Today at noon on Noon Edition we'll discuss the Avian Flu outbreak in Dubois County and how agencies are combating it.
Although health officials are saying food is safe to eat, Dubois County business owner Jennifer Schuetter is concerned her restaurant will be affected.
Hackers are gaining access to Hoosier health records and information by targeting health care providers across the state.
Indiana State Department of Health officials say flu activity in the state and across the country is currently minimal.