North Dakota Flu Map

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention continuously monitors illness in the United States, and the flu virus is under close surveillance as the season continues. And things are going to get worse before they get better, as history has shown. 

The US typically sees the flu season peak in February but in North Dakota, the last three years have seen peaks in three different months—February (2016-17), January (2017-18) and March (2018-2019)—so it’s a bit of a toss-up when we’ll see it this year. For now, the CDC says that “Flu activity is likely to remain elevated at least through the end of February.”

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