Essential Flu Watch Information

The following facilities have/are implemented temporary visitor restrictions due to high flu like activity and to minimize the spread of flu symptoms. Additionally, pay attention to your local news to see if your local health facilities are effected.

  • Rehabilitation Institute at Elm Road
  • St. Paul's Life Plan Community 
  • Mishawaka and Plymouth Medical Centers
  • Parkview Health Facilities

Marion County Snapshot

(Apr 08 - Apr 14) 

 

Update on Most Recent Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) Local Activity

  • Visits with Influenza-like Illness (ILI) symptoms continue to decline in Marion County Emergency Departments, and they made up only 0.89% of visits for Week 15. This percent is similar to what we see when we are not in the influenza season.

  • There have been 24 influenza-associated deaths for Marion County residents this flu season.

  • In Marion County hospitals’ ED population, ILI was most common in the 0-4 age group. Among ED visits by 0-4 year olds, 2.25% were for ILI. ILI among ED visits by 5-17 year olds was next highest, at 1.53%.

Extended ILI Reports

(Week 14)

  • The percentage of ILI related ED visits was 1.04%.

  • Children age 0-4 had the highest age-specific percent ILI (2.41%).

 

Indiana Deaths

 

National Weekly Influenza Map

Ages Affected in Marion County

 

Indiana Yearly Comparison

of ILI ED Complaints

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The MESH Flu Watch is aggregated from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),  Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), and Marion County Public Health Department's (MCPHD) flu surveillance data.