Influenza Updates

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Contact(s)

We report weekly the influenza activity in the district to Public Health Ontario.  This includes laboratory confirmed cases and institutional outbreaks. The numbers you see below represent only a portion of the actual number of cases occurring within the district, as these include cases that are confirmed by laboratory testing only. Many people who have influenza either do not seek medical attention or they do not get tested by the healthcare provider that diagnosed them.

Numbers current as of Saturday, November 18, 2017

2017 - 2018 Season

Total number of laboratory confirmed influenza cases in North Bay Parry Sound district for the 2017-2018 Influenza season (September 2017 to August 2018):
Influenza A 9
Influenza B 2
Co-Infection Influenza A and Influenza B 0
Total Cases 11

 

2016 - 2017 Season

Total number of laboratory confirmed influenza cases in North Bay Parry Sound district for the 2016-2017 Influenza season [September 2016 to August 2017]:
Influenza A

160

Influenza B 18
Co-Infection Influenza A and Influenza B 0
Total Cases 178

 Flu Watch Activity levels:

indicates the level the North Bay Parry Sound district is currently at

    

LEVEL 1 - No Activity:  NO laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza reported and no ongoing laboratory-confirmed institutional influenza outbreaks

 
LEVEL 2 - Sporadic:  at least one laboratory-confirmed case of influenza* with no ongoing laboratory-confirmed institutional influenza outbreaks
   

LEVEL 3 - Localized:  at least one ongoing laboratory-confirmed influenza outbreak in an institution
  LEVEL 4 - Widespread:  multiple ongoing laboratory-confirmed influenza outbreaks in institutions separated by some geographic distance, in other words, non-adjacent areas.

 * Confirmation of influenza within the surveillance area at any time within the surveillance week.

North Bay
Parry Sound
Burk's Falls

681 Commercial Street 705.474.1400
8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday

70 Joseph Street Unit #302 705.746.5801
8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday

17 Copeland Street 1.800.563.2808
By Appointment Only