Flu Hits Crawford County - WICU12 HD WSEE Erie, PA News, Sports, Weather, Events

Flu Hits Crawford County

Posted: Updated:

The flu outbreak that has been such a big problem in Erie County is also a major problem in Crawford County. The Pennsylvania Department of Health says 112 confirmed cases have been reported. And many more people are sick with flu-like symptoms.

 Schools and senior centers have seen drops in attendance. While pharmacies and medical offices have been getting slammed with patients complaining of fever, severe body aches and just feeling lousy all over.

 Doctors say the flu hit Meadville hard starting around Christmas and the number of patients remains high.

 Mark Lewis, D.O. of Meadville ExpressCare said, "We've actually broken a couple of records as far as the number of patients seen. Two weeks ago we broke a record. Then last week we broke that record. We've not been this busy with the flu for years."

Submit your event now
Powered by WorldNow
3514 State St. Erie, PA 16508
Newsroom: (814)454-8812
Toll Free: 1(800)454-8812
Business offices: (814)454-5201
WICU FCC Filing
WSEE FCC Filing
Share:
Share Stories
Submit your stories to our site!
Share Photos
Share your photos in our community galleries
Mobile:
Mobile Site
Be sure to stay constantly updated with the power of WICU12 and WSEE at your fingertips
Free Android App
Free iPhone App
Free iPad App
Storm Tracker App
Droid
iPhone
iPad
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WICU. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
                   WICU/WSEE - 3514 State Street Erie, PA 16508 - (814) 454-5201 - info@wicu12.com