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High Number of Flu Cases in La Crosse

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LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - The flu bug is moving through the area according to area medical facilities.

Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Skemp tells WXOW they've seen 147 influenza cases.  Several of those people affected needed to be admitted to the hospital for treatment.

Gundersen Lutheran Health System is also seeing a high number of patients with the flu.

To protect patients and staff, Gundersen is asking people who are not feeling well or who have symptoms of the flu not to visit patients in the hospital.

They say the flu symptoms should be gone for at least 24-hours before visiting patients in the hospital.

 

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