What in the world is going on in York County, South Carolina? More flu cases in York County than in a 22 county radius.
I normally don’t get the flu shot but with these statistics and a household full of people all throughout the holidays I couldn’t afford to take any chances. The Department of Health and Environmental Control says 7.4 percent of doctor visits are due to the flu, the normal rate is 3.6 percent.
When you look on the National map of flu cases, South Carolina lights up like a Christmas tree. And York county is where you will find the most cases. To learn more get information right here from Channel 9.
So why all the flu cases in York County? I cannot get a definitive answer to that question but here are some suggestions from the Centers for Disease Control on how to protect yourself from the flu.