MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Wash those hands and cover your coughs — the flu season is here.
The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday that two people got so sick last week they had to stay in the hospital.READ MORE: Minnesota Lawmaker Seeks Donations To Help Family Charged In Jan. 6 Insurrection
The flu is considered sporadic right now, which means there have been a small number of lab-confirmed cases.READ MORE: Truck Goes Through 'Ice' In Barron County In DWI, Sheriff's Dept. Reports
The health department also reported flu outbreaks in two schools and one long-term care facility.MORE NEWS: Apartments Evacuated After Fire In South Minneapolis
Click here to find the clinic nearest you to get a flu shot.