It’s Here!

The Rome News-Tribune is reporting that the first cases of influenza (the flu) this season have been confirmed by the Georgia Department of Human Resources. And they warned of a possible outbreak. ‘Tis the season!

The cases, confirmed by the state public health laboratory last week, were from Bartow and Cobb counties.

Officials said last week’s possible flu outbreak that sent Midway Primary School students home in droves has not yet been officially confirmed and therefore was not listed.

“We still don’t have any confirmed lab results…on the testing that we’ve conducted on the students at Midway,