Influenza

Area Hospitals Set Up Flu Precautions
The Bronson system is restricting hospital visitors to those 15 years of age or older, along asking visitors to follow some health based guidelines. That includes Bronson Battle Creek, and Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.
Doc: Flu Concerns, Not Plague
Calhoun County's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gregory Harrington - an infectious disease specialist with Bronson Battle Creek - tells WBCK a recent confirmed case of Bubonic Plague in Michigan is highly unusual. Harrington also says the flu presents more of a public health risk than the Plague...
Hospitals Add Flu Restrictions
Bronson and Borgess Hospitals in greater Kalamazoo and Battle Creek are joining other hospitals across the state in adding visitor restrictions in effort to curb the spread of the flu.
A few weeks ago, Kalamazoo County saw 643 cases of flu-like illness, compared to 180 cases in the same week in 2013 …
Doc: Flu is Priority, Not Ebola
Calhoun County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gregory Harrington of Bronson Battle Creek Hospital tells WBCK's Richard Piet that Ebola — despite its vast coverage in the media — won't affect most people.
But the flu will.
So, a flu shot should be on your agenda in order to presen…