Jefferson County influenza and COVID cases remain elevated

(Jefferson County) Influenza and coronaviurs cases have been elevated not only in Jefferson County but across much of the region for the past couple of months.

The region saw a significant spike in flu cases in the fall; however, Jefferson County Health Department spokeswoman Brianne Zwiener says while cases remain high, they have been dropping in the past couple of weeks.

COVID cases have been on the increase for the past couple of weeks.

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