Department of Health: Seasonal flu rates rising statewide

Positive flu cases increased by 25 percent from the previous week.

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2022, 9:34 AM

Updated 757 days ago

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For the first time in a while there's a warning about seasonal flu cases rising across the state.
The Department of Health says cases of the flu are being seen in public and private schools all over New York, including on Long Island.  
Positive flu cases increased by 25 percent from the previous week. 
Health officials are recommending that we take the same precautions we follow with COVID-19 - stay home if you have any symptoms, get tested, and wear a mask indoors when necessary.  


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