Influenza in Laclede County

So far influenza cases for Laclede County has been low but, according to Nurse Kim Smith with the Laclede County Health Department, the month of January is when the number of diagnosed cases of the flu will increase.

Smith says, to watch for symptoms of influenza:

Smith reminds people that the Laclede County Health Department is offering flu shots and to call to see if you qualify for a free flu shot, most health insurance will cover the vaccine.