IDIS: less than Category 3 (non-crisis)
Current Conditions: Influenza activity is low with sporadic activity across a number of states, and localized activity in Oklahoma. The South and Southeastern United States is historically impacted first by influenza outbreaks. Predominant strain: H3N2. Current signature pattern: routine activity.
Forecast: Influenza actitivity will begin peaking in January. Expected H3N2 dominance and vaccine match continues to validate for an expected routine season.
Guidance: influenza vaccination is the single best preventive measure
Summary: forecasted vaccine match with H3N2 dominance and routine activity