Just when Central New Yorkers thought winter was over, it appears the flu season is also sticking around. It's almost a repeat of last year – where one virus predominates the season, peters out and another strain replaces it, say Onondaga County health officials. County Medical Director Quoc Nguyen says the H1N1 virus has faded, but influenza type B has been trending up during the past week.
Flu Cases have been on the Rise for Nine Straight weeks in Onondaga County and the County Health Commissioner wonders if we’ll reach the mark this week. Doctor Cynthia Morrow updated the County Legislature’s Health Committee Thursday morning.