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
The percentage of ILI related ED visits was 1.04%.
Children age 0-4 had the highest age-specific percent ILI (2.41%).