Flu Season is Underway in Delaware


Delaware’s first laboratory-confirmed case of the flu has been announced by the Division of Public Health. The first case is a 32 year old Kent County woman, with influenza strain A, who was vaccinated. From a release from Delaware Public Health: The flu vaccine is recommended for Delawareans 6 months of age and older and…

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DPH Confirms Season’s 1st Flu Cases


The flu has arrived in Delaware. Delaware Public Health said Monday that the season’s first two cases of influenza have been laboratory-confirmed. One involves a 26-year-old Sussex County woman with influenza A. A Kent County child under age five required hospitalization for Influenza strain B. Neither of them had received the flu vaccine. “This first…

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DOC Announces Precautions for Inmates, Staff & Visitors for Flu Season


The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) today announced that it is taking additional precautions to protect inmates, staff and visitors during flu season.  These measures come in response to an increase in flu-like activity in prison facilities and throughout the community and is part of ongoing efforts to minimize the spread of the flu virus.  The new…

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