Maine CDC Health Advisory
January 7, 2020
Widespread Influenza Activity in Maine
Influenza activity in Maine is now widespread with providers reporting laboratory-confirmed influenza in all sixteen counties. Maine's Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory (HETL) confirmed influenza A/pH1N1, influenza A/H3, influenza B/Victoria, and influenza B/Yamagata are all circulating in Maine. Maine CDC has followed up on nine (9) outbreaks of influenza as of Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
With increased influenza activity, it is not too late to get vaccinated. Influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent illness. Vaccination is strongly encouraged throughout the season and is still widely available.