Seasonal Flu Update

Seasonal Flu Information - How you can protect yourself, friends, and family


Week 2
(January 05, 2020January 11, 2020)

5.04% of Jefferson County, Alabama patient visits reported through ILINet were due to influenza-like illness (ILI).
The baseline for this influenza season is at 2.07% .

ILI is defined as a Temperature ≥100 °F [37.8 °C] and a cough and/or a sore throat in the absence of a known cause other than influenza.

% of Patient Visits for ILI = Number of patient visits with ILI / Number of patient visits


Sentinel Site PCR Results

The pie chart below shows polymerase chain reaction (PCR) results from sentinel providers for specimen collected and submitted since September 29, 2019 Specimen is collected from individuals who meet the ILI case definition as described above.

The table below displays the PCR results from sentinel providers by age group since September 29, 2019.

Central Health Center
(Guy M. Tate)

1400 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Programs and Clinics
(205) 933-9110
Eastern Health Center
601 West Blvd Roebuck
Birmingham, AL 35206
Programs and Clinics
(205) 591-5180
Western Health Center
631 Bessemer Super Hwy
Midfield, AL 35228
Programs and Clinics
(205) 715-6121
Hours of Operation:
All Centers 7:45am - 4:30pm   |  For more information, call  (205) 588-JCDH (5234)
 



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