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Flu season starting in earnest


Grant County Health District issued an alert for an influenza outbreak in the county Friday.

Health officer Dr. Alexander Brzezny said in the release that everyone six months old and older should immediately get a flu shot.

“Be aware of increasing influenza and influenza-like illnesses in Grant County and Washington state,” Brzezny stated.

The county has been receiving many influenza A and B cases in the past few weeks. There have been five influenza-related deaths in the state already this season, the report stated.

Coulee Medical Center reported Tuesday seeing the influenza A strain p...

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