CDC Report: Flu activity in TN down this week, high in surrounding states

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FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, a medical assistant at a community health center gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle. A newer kind of flu vaccine worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, […]

Centers for Disease Control released their weekly report on Flu activity by state and there’s good news for Tennessee. 

According to the report, Tennessee experienced very minimal Flu activity for the 10th week of Flu season. Information from the Tennessee Department of Health broke down the state’s numbers by region. 

Meanwhile, states surrounding Tennessee saw high Flu activity. Kentucky, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas all reported high Flu activity. 

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