Flu Is Now Hitting Overton County

Overton Countians are bracing for a bad flu season. According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there have been four pediatric deaths related to the flu in the state of Tennessee—two in Middle Tennessee and two in the Eastern part of the state.

Only influenza deaths involving pediatric patients and pregnant women are reportable in the state of Tennessee, so data concerning the actual number of flu cases and flu-related deaths across the state and region are unattainable.

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