influenza activity

State Health Department Confirms 31 Flu-Related Deaths

Jan 17, 2020
Lauren Chapman / IPB News

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) says nine more Hoosiers have died from flu-related illness. ISDH confirms a total of 31 flu-related deaths this season in a report released Friday.

Doug Jordan, M.A / Centers for Disease Control

Allen County Health Department officials are asking visitors to area healthcare facilities to take precautions due to increased flu activity.

Indiana Reports First Flu Death

Oct 22, 2019

Indiana has reported the first flu-related death of the season. The Marion County Public Health Department confirmed the death occurred there. 

Influenza Increase Spark Restrictions

Mar 21, 2019
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Allen County health officials are establishing visitation restrictions at local healthcare facilities and hospitals due to a recent flu outbreak.

Health commissioner Deb McMahan says an aggressive strain of influenza A -- also classified as H3N2 -- poses severe risk to both very young and elderly populations, as well as patients with respiratory or heart problems.

Influenza Activity Declining, Flu-related Deaths Persist

Mar 23, 2018
Araceli Gomez-Aldana


UPDATE: The total number of flu-related deaths has reached 293, that’s up four from last week.


For the first time this flu season Allen County reported zero influenza-related deaths.


Last year, Indiana ended its flu season with a total of 103 deaths.