Slow start to the flu season in Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) Case counts at the start of the flu season has been rather low in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County Health Department spokeswoman Brianne Zwiener says that’s typical at the beginning of the season.

Prevention measures are key.

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention latest health update, 7 people have tested positive for the flu so far this season.

5 have tested positive for influenza type A and 2 with influenza type B.