Flu has hit peak, but Heartland numbers still higher

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - According to the Centers for Disease Control, some of our Heartland states are starting to see a drop in flu activity level.

That's even though Missouri, Kentucky, and Arkansas are still at a high level. Health officials say they are seeing a decline in the numbers

Vanessa Presley with the Cape County Health Department says they had 55-less flu cases reported in week 8 than in week 7.

It doesn't seem like much but she says it's the first drop in numbers they've seen.

Presley says it's not too late to get a flu shot if you haven't already.

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