Flu activity around the state is low.  Melissa McMahon with the state Department of Health:

“Nothing major which is common for this time of year but we are seeing influenza activity sort of start to gear up which is normal kind of the late fall into early winter tends to be when we see full activity pick up and then it usually continues until you know mid to early spring.”

McMahon says if you haven’t already, consider getting the seasonal flu shot.  She says it’s your best protection from the virus.