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Reported Influenza Cases on the Rise

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BILLINGS -

Riverstone Health reports an increased number of influenza cases in Yellowstone County.

Representatives say as of Thursday, the County has 122 reported flu cases and 10 hospitalizations. They say most of the reported cases are affecting children under 18.

It's not too late to get a flu shot. Doctors recommend getting vaccinated for those six months or older. They also suggest covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze, washing your hands, and staying home if you're sick.