Health District reports first flu case of the season

Published On: Nov 07 2013 03:28:14 PM PST
Flu shot, vaccine
SPOKANE, Wash. -

The Spokane Regional Health District is reporting the first confirmed case of flu this season.

The district reports a woman in her 60s tested positive for Influenza A after a rapid flu test. Authorities say this indicates flu is beginning to circulate in our community.

The strain of flu that's been identified is included in this year's flu shot and the health district is urging everyone to get a shot this year.