Flu activity increases across Minnesota

WRIGHT, McLEOD, CARVER COUNTIES, MN –  With flu activity on the rise across the state, doctors are urging residents to protect themselves by getting vaccinated.

Jennifer Heath, immunization outreach nurse specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health, says among the strains now circulating is the H1N1 virus that emerged in 2009 and mostly impacted adults and school aged children.

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