The number of cases of influenza in Laclede County has been rising over the last few weeks. Laclede County Health Department Administrator, Charla Baker, says Influenza B has been predominant, and children and young adults have been hit the hardest this flu season………

Baker says the flu season could soon be reaching a peak…….

Baker says it is not too late to get a flu vaccination. Several programs are available to assist those with no insurance. For information on those programs, contact the Laclede County Health Department at 532-2134.