The Bitterroot Valley has experienced an uptick in the number of influenza
cases being reported by Ravalli County Public Health officials since the
holiday season ended.
Angie Allen, the county public health nurse, said that they had 43 lab-confirmed
cases of flu so far this season, primarily influenza type A, and that’s
“We’re not seeing anything that’s alarmingly high,”
Allen said. “It usually picks up after the holiday season, when
people are getting together in enclosed areas.”