Butler County Flu and COVID-19 Reports
March 3, 2022
Butler County Flu Report
Butler County saw two confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization for the MMWR week ending 02/26/2022. This is a total of twenty-four confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations for the 2021-2022 influenza season thus far in Butler County.
It is important to keep in mind that influenza itself is not reportable; only influenza-related hospitalizations. Thus, surveillance on influenza and other respiratory illnesses is difficult to track on a local level. The best way to prevent influenza infection is to get vaccinated.
Butler County COVID-19 Report
Butler County is currently at Medium COVID levels and remains outside of high transmission and high positivity with cases continuing to drop. Cases dropped another 43.9% at this week, and the drops over the past four weeks appear to be constant.