Two cases of Swine Flu confirmed in Cache County

Cache health officials announced Monday the confirmation of two cases of H1N1 Swine Flu in the county. One of the positive cases is a female from Cache County between the age of 25 and 34, Bear River Health Department officials announced in a press release. The sex and age of the second case was not released as of Monday morning.”Both of these individuals have independently taken precautions to prevent the spread of this disease,” said Bear River Health Department Deputy Director Ed Redd. “They were careful to stay home and avoid public gathering while they were sick.”I commend them for taking steps to prevent the spread of this disease.”Lloyd Berentzen, director of the Health Department, said these latest cases are a clear reminder that H1N1 Swine Flu is still circulating around society.”It is clear that H1N1 is continuing its progression and is now in our community,” he said. “Fortunately, the large majority of cases have been relatively mild.”Berentzen said Cache residents should continue to practice good hand washing, stay home when feeling sick, and avoid close contact with others who are ill.”Each of these preventative measures will help reduce the spread of this disease,” Berentzen said.For more information about H1N1 Swine Flu, visit

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