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WakeMed Lifting Restricted Vistiation on Thursday

In response to declining flu rates throughout the hospital, community and state, WakeMed is lifting visitation restrictions effective Thursday, February 14.  “At this time, there has been a notable decrease in the risk of flu cases being brought into our hospitals and facilities by visitors,” commented Vickie Brown, RN, director of Infection Prevention & Control.  […]

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Flu or Cold?

You’re sick and you figure it’s probably just a cold so you don’t need to go see your doctor, right? Well, the flu and the common cold are both caused by viruses and they have similar symptoms. The flu is usually more severe and can cause death in certain vulnerable populations like the immunocompromised, elderly […]

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