Toledo-Lucas County Health Department says flu illnesses are trending down

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department says flu illnesses are trending down

LUCAS COUNTY (WTOL) - According to the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, the flu epidemic is declining.  However, the illness is slowing down at a slower rate than previous years.

There are currently 465 flu-related hospitalizations in the county.

At this time during last year's flu season there were 129 hospitalizations, only 35 in the 2015-2016 and 297 during the 2014-2015 flu season.

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