Alexis Creek 23, BC
Current RiskUpdated: Thu Dec 8 2:26 AM
Active Weather Triggers
Short Term RiskUpdated: Thu Dec 8 2:26 AM
National Flu Activity
Interior Flu Activity
- Influenza activity is reaching seasonal levels with many regions in Canada reporting increasing influenza activity.
- A total of 256 positive influenza detections were reported in week 47. Influenza A(H3N2) continues to be the most common subtype detected.
- In week 47, 1.2% of visits to sentinel healthcare professionals were due to influenza-like symptoms.
- Nine laboratory-confirmed influenza outbreaks were reported in week 47 with the majority in long-term care facilities.
- Thirty-seven hospitalizations were reported from participating provinces and territories in week 47; the majority due to influenza A(H3N2).
- For more information on the flu, see our Flu(influenza) web page.
National Flu Test
Nov 20-Nov 26, 2016
Total Flu Season 2015-2016
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.