Flu numbers decreasing in Bay County

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Florida Department of Health in Bay County reports that flu activity is going down.

A thermometer and treatments for flu symptoms, Photo Date: Sept. 19, 2017 / Courtesy: Pixabay / MGN

County flu activity maps from the Florida Flu Review show in week four, near the end of January, much of the state saw an increase in flu activity.

In a more recent report, it shows some counties, including Bay County, have plateaued.

The report states that despite declines, flu activity is still at higher levels than past flu seasons.