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Here’s How the CDC Recommends Schools Clean and Disinfect to Help Slow the Spread of Flu; But Know What You Should Do, Too

FLU VIRUS CAN LIVE AND POTENTIALLY INFECT A PERSON FOR UP TO 48 HOURS AFTER BEING DEPOSITED ON A SURFACE Cleaning and disinfecting are part of a broad approach to preventing infectious diseases in schools. […]

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Over 15% of South Middle School Students Absent with Illness; 13 Families Report Confirmed Influenza A Diagnoses

South Middle School Administration sent out an email to families Tuesday February 26, 2019 that there were a higher number of student absences Monday and Tuesday this week, with about 10% of students home with […]

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Social Media Disease Surveillance by Sickweather.com: Almost Like Cold, Flu or Virus Cloud Radar

Would you like to have a jump on sickness breakouts. Sickweather.com monitors publicly shared information on social media websites and creates a map overlay for illnesses and symptoms, such as flu, nasal congestion, strep throat, […]

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Flu Vaccines Offered at NCH Immediate Care Centers In Buffalo Grove, Lake Zurich, Mount Prospect, And Schaumburg

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is now offering flu vaccines for only $25 at its Immediate Care Centers in Buffalo Grove, Lake Zurich, Mount Prospect and Schaumburg. NCH’s Occupational Health Services also is scheduling flu vaccines […]

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Flu Response: Northwest Community Hospital Establishes Temporary Visitation Policy Restricting Visitors Under 12

Due to an increase of flu in the community, anyone under the age of 12 is not allowed to visit patients at Northwest Community Hospital. The temporary change to the visitation policy at Northwest Community […]