Harsh flu season hits Petaluma hard

As a particularly vicious flu season is gripping Sonoma County and California, local health officials are urging Petalumans to get vaccinated and take precautions to avoid a bug that’s already knocked many residents out of commission. This flu season kicked off earlier than usual, with cases reported in December, weeks earlier than the typical January start, Sonoma County Health Officer Karen Milman said. This year, seven severe cases, or incidents where patients have been admitted to the intensive care unit, [...]