Ainsworth Hot Springs, BC
Current RiskUpdated: Sat Sep 23 2:38 AM
Active Weather Triggers
Short Term RiskUpdated: Sat Sep 23 2:38 AM
National Flu Activity
Interior Flu Activity
Influenza activity continues to be reported across Canada and a few regions are reporting widespread influenza activity.
All indicators (laboratory detections, influenza-like illness, outbreaks and hospitalizations) have either decreased or remained similar to the previous week.
In week 04, 51 outbreaks were reported, the majority in long-term care facilities and due to influenza A.
A(H3N2) continues to be the most common type of influenza affecting Canadians.
The majority of laboratory detections, hospitalizations and deaths have been among adults aged 65+ years.
For more information on the flu, see our Flu(influenza) web page.
National Flu Test
Jan 22-Jan 28, 2017
Total Flu Season 2016-2017
About the Active Weather Trigger
Active weather triggers are changes in the weather that could augment health complaints. Each active weather trigger is weighted equally. The occurrence of more than one trigger increases the severity of health risk.
Temperature – a decrease of 5 degrees Celsius or more.
Humidity – an increase of 20%.
Pressure – a decrease of 0.7 kPa (kilopascal) or more.
Dewpoint – an increase of 5 degrees Celsius or more.