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Flu is Here

Flu is officially widespread in North Carolina and WakeMed is already seeing more than 80 patients per day across our 5 emergency departments. This flu season it is more important than ever to know how to protect yourself from the flu – both H1N1 and seasonal.  Learn about prevention, signs and symptoms and when to seek health care by visiting WakeMed’s flu resource center.

And, search for the closest seasonal flu clinic to you by visiting Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence’s flu clinic finder. (We’ll make sure to post information on the H1N1 vaccine as it becomes available.)

Finally, watch WakeMed’s experts talk about H1N1 prevention and hospital preparedness on NBC-17 and ABC-11.  Tonight News 14’s evening news will cover our surge planning and feature our disaster preparedness supplies.

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