Flu season is down in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A side benefit of Covid-19 precautions seems to be very low flu numbers this winter.

South Dakota State Epidemiologist, Dr Josh Clayton says this is normally the peak time for flu.

Clayton says this is a very unusual season.

Clayton says a flu shot can still provide protection.

Clayton says a flu shot can be taken by most people in tandem with a Covid-19 vaccination.