Virginia Department of Health: Flu Rates Down in November

November 12, 2009

The Virginia Department of Health is reporting that the rate of flu-like illnesses in the Commonwealth is down from October.

As of November 12, the Virginia Department of Health says one million doses of the H1N1 vaccine have been delivered to, or are in transit to, vaccination sites in Virginia after some delays in October.

Reports of flu-like illnesses throughout Virginia is at 8 percent, which is down from a high of 15% during the week of October 24th.

H1N1 vaccination clinics continue to be held across the state, pending severe weather restrictions.

An updated, Google Web-based flu clinic locater tool for vaccination locations will be available on Monday, November 16, at H1N1Get1.

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