Special Report

How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

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6. Colorado
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 3.6% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.2% of patients
> 65 and over population: 13.8% (5th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 5.9% (21st lowest)

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7. Connecticut
> Flu-like illness activity level: Moderate
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 2.5% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 1.8% of patients
> 65 and over population: 16.8% (14th highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.1% (4th lowest)

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8. Delaware
> Flu-like illness activity level: Minimal
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 0.4% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.0% of patients
> 65 and over population: 18.0% (6th highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.7% (11th lowest)

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9. Florida
> Flu-like illness activity level: Minimal
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): N/A
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.2% of patients
> 65 and over population: 20.1% (the highest)
> 5 and under population: 5.4% (7th lowest)

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10. Georgia
> Flu-like illness activity level: High
> Flu-like symptoms so far this flu season (Oct 1- Jan 5): 4.2% of patients
> Flu-like symptoms in offseason (regional): 2.2% of patients
> 65 and over population: 13.4% (4th lowest)
> 5 and under population: 6.3% (15th highest)

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