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January 23, 2013
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Get Healthy: Massive increase in flu cases

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.While winter continues in Carson City, so does the spread of flu in our community. During the past week, Carson City and Douglas and Lyon counties saw a 150 percent increase in the number of flu cases reported to the Health Department. The largest increase was in Douglas County. Regionally, many people are being seen in hospitals, doctor's offices, and urgent care clinics for influenza-like illness. Area citizens have been taking steps to fight the flu, with Carson City Health and …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 23, 2013 04:18AM Published Jan 23, 2013 04:17AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.