1 day ago
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NHRMC restricts visits from those with flu-like symptoms, children

With an increase in flu cases being reported in the region, NHRMC hopes that these steps will help limit its spread within its hospital facilities and the community.
2 weeks ago
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NC reports 3 flu deaths this season, bringing total to 7

State health officials say three flu-related deaths were reported in North Carolina during the last week of December, bringing the total for the season beginning in October to seven.
1 year ago
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Flu season off to slower start this year; might be milder

Health officials say there's not much flu going around so far this year.
1 year ago
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FluMist shortage hits New Hanover County

Flu season is here, but one of the flu vaccines is not.
1 year ago
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HEALTH MINUTE: Back-to-school germs

On average, elementary school children get up to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year. Many parents and teachers refer to it as the back-to-school plague.
4 more die in North Carolina of the flu
2 years ago
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4 more die in North Carolina of the flu

The flu is not finished yet as North Carolina health officials report four more people have died of the illness. That brings the death toll this season to nearly 200.
Flu claims 4 more lives in North Carolina
2 years ago
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Flu claims 4 more lives in North Carolina

State health officials say four more people have died from complications of the flu in North Carolina.
4 more people die of flu in North Carolina
2 years ago
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4 more people die of flu in North Carolina

Four more people have died of the flu in North Carolina, bringing the total this season to 170 flu deaths.
Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation
2 years ago
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Area parents, doctor join in on vaccination conversation

The debate over whether or not to vaccinate children is brewing across the country, and it's sparking the conversation right here in our community, too.
Novant Health to lift visitor restrictions
2 years ago
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Novant Health to lift visitor restrictions

In a news release Wednesday, Novant Health officials said they will lift the visitor restrictions put in place at several of their facilities due to the flu season.