Patient safety and high quality care are priorities at Massachusetts hospitals, and Bay State hospitals are national leaders in transparent and voluntary reporting of patient quality and safety information. In collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), an annual statewide hospital summary of healthcare associated infections in acute care hospitals is presented, as well as hospital specific reports.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health -- Flu Update Apr 8-14 (week 15) 2018
Influenza Activity in Massachusetts
For week 15, influenza-like illness (ILI, defined by fever >100°F and cough and/or sore throat) activity was reported as Widespread in Massachusetts, at Low intensity.