Flu Activity Report

Influenza Activity 1999-2000 Season

While influenza is not a reportable disease in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health examines reports from many health care sites throughout the state. These sites include physician offices, emergency departments and nursing homes that report acute illness, and schools that report absenteeism rates. Accordingly, the Department monitors disease trends and influenza activities as they occur on a weekly basis.

This week's influenza activity:


Week ending 3/18/00

Influenza Activity Codes:  
0 = No Activity
1 = Sporadic activity - Isolated reports of illness
2 = Regional activity - Cases occurring in defined areas
3 = Widespread activity

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