An uptick in influenza cases across Indiana has led health officials to encourage residents to get a flu shot if they haven’t already.
During a news conference Monday in Fort Wayne, officials said there has been a shift in the strain of flu from H1N1 to H3N2.
If you’ve already had one strain of the virus, you still could catch a different strain, officials said.
Health experts said it’s not too late to get a flu shot.
The flu season typically peaks between December and February, but can last as late as May.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended everyone 6 months or older get a flu shot each season.