South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Week of Dec 29, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020
Geographic Spread: Widespread flu activity, Eighth week at this activity level
Influenza Activity: overall, decrease
Influenza Like Illness Activity Level: high
Hospitalizations: 916 this season, 251 in the past week
Flu-Associated Deaths in SC: 26 this season, 9 this week (2 from previous weeks that were reported late)
If you aren’t feeling well and are worried about the flu, remember your local MEDcare is always happy to help! Our urgent care centers are open every day of the week 8:00 am to 8:00 pm- No appointment necessary! To be seen by a provider, simply walk in, or save your spot online by clicking here. We look forward to helping you Get Better. Faster!