SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Beware of flu season.
The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reports a spike in influenza cases for the week of December 16-22. However, health leaders say the increase is not as much as the previous week. The biggest number of cases fall between the ages of 5-14 and 25-49.
Statewide, cases remain above historical averages. However, those cases decreased from the previous week's count.