Health care officials see uptick in flu cases in Willmar area
WILLMAR -- Although influenza in Minnesota has yet to become widespread, cases have been on the uptick in the past couple of weeks.
Affiliated Community Medical Centers, which does flu surveillance for the Minnesota Department of Health, had 19 confirmed cases of influenza during the third week in January, said Jo DeBruycker, manager of the Health Learning Center at ACMC.
Most were type A influenza and occurred among patients both old and young, she said.
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