Influenza (The “Flu”) Influenza is a respiratory virus that can cause illness ranging from mild to severe. The illness is worse in those people with chronic health conditions. A vaccine is available to help prevent influenza. Contact the health department or your medical provider for the vaccine. For more information, please see the Department of Public Health fact sheet on influenza.

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For more information contact one of our Public Health Nurses by calling the Marathon County Health Department at 715-261-1900.