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Surveillance Data

Flu seasons change from year to year

Flu seasons are unpredictable and can range from mild to severe. Alaska typically has sporadic flu activity year round, some of it related to our robust tourism season, with peak activity occurring as early as November or as late as March.

Surveillance resources

  • Subscribe to receive weekly Flu Snapshot Reports
  • Alaska Weekly Flu Snapshot Report: a summary of a variety of different reports of influenza-related illness. From October through May, Snapshots are produced weekly to coincide with reporting during the national influenza season. During the summer months, Snapshots are generally produced monthly.
  • FluView: the latest weekly U.S. flu surveillance summary from the CDC.
  • Flu Near You: an online flu surveillance tools that allows the public to report their flu symptoms on a weekly basis, to help in tracking influenza activity.

Flu epidemiology bulletins

Healthcare providers have a role in flu surveillance

Learn more about the flu as a reportable condition on this page for providers.

Health care providers interested in participating in outpatient influenza-like illness surveillance may contact the SOE Influenza Coordinator at 907-269-8000.