The health department says the people were infected with Influenza Type A, which causes severe fever, cough, runny nose, nasal congestion and muscle and joint aches. It can also cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
The department is working with the facility to minimize the spread of the virus by conducting clinics, surveillance and giving vaccines.
To help minimize the spread of the flu, the health department says to wash your hands, cover your coughs and sneezes and throw away dirty tissues properly. Flu vaccines are also available at local medical clinics, pharmacies and the county health department.