Flu Season Approaches as Delta on the Rise

(Waupun) With the Delta variant currently fueling an increase in COVID infections, the nation and the Fox Valley are now facing a second-flu season while coping with the continuing COVID pandemic. Dr. Jennifer Frank, Chief Medical Officer of the ThedaCare Clinically Integrated Network, says, “Getting people vaccinated for influenza will continue to be very important this year.” She also says its important people pay close attention to COVID activity in their area and follow the recommendations of local health organizations. She urges everyone to follow the CDC’s advice to wear a mask, frequently wash your hands, socially distance yourself and avoid large crowds in indoor spaces. She also noted that testing for COVID is important.