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Flu, strep throat and stomach bug cases have increased dramatically here, according to reports from the Lamesa Medical Arts Clinic and school districts throughout the area. Lamesa Medical Arts Clinic Director Monte Blackburn said the clinic has “had the door kicked open” this past week. The clinic was seeing one or two patients per week with the flu before Christmas, Blackburn said, but has seen 30 to 40 cases of the illness every day since this past Monday. The area is having a late flu season, Blackburn said, but the clinic started seeing more patients with the illness on Monday and still is ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331