CMC-Lincoln had slightly less visits to the ER from patients with flu-like symptoms during Week 43 (Oct. 25-31).... 6.9% compared to 7.3% the week before.
Overall, Lincoln County has the third lowest percentage of ILI ER visits of the 12 reporting counties in Region 7. The state average (9.8%) and the region’s average (9.6%) were also a decrease from the week before (11.7 &% and 10.7% respectively).
The LCHD has established a 24-hour Flu Hotline (704-736-8683) for updates on influenza vaccine availability and clinic appointment times. For information on other Health Department services please call 704-735-3001 Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00.