The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in September that the 2017-18 flu season was one of the worst on record.
Some 80,000 Americans died, making it the deadliest season in more than four decades. With this year’s flu season approaching, health experts and employers are taking action to keep employees healthy.
The CDC predicts flu activity will begin this year as early as November and may continue to spread as late as May 2019. They also add that flu activity usually peaks in the United States between December and February.
HR departments nationwide are preparing for ways to