Here’s what’s going around: Metro Detroit doctors seeing coughs, injuries caused by yard work
There is a lot of coughing going around Metro Detroit this week. While it’s not unusual for this time of the year, given the ongoing COVID pandemic, the coughs are attracting more attention than they used to.
Have you done these 3 common quarantine things?
So we wanted to see if they were doing these common quarantine activities. Did you have a quarantine project? Do you have quarantine project pride or envy? AJ Williams has gotten really into plant care and says she is referred to as the plant lady now. Jason Hall says hes very proud of all his projects and has started getting more into social media.
Should adults still be able to do these 4 “kid” things?
Kids get to have a lot of fun, like have all their friends over for a big birthday party, or go trick or treating, but adults want to have fun too! Today on “What’s the Buzz” we talked about things kids get to do when they are young, and if adults should be able to do the same thing when they are older. So, should adults be able to participate in nap time? Is it weird for adults to have a big birthday party every year? We asked them: Should adults have a big birthday party every year?
Influenza is What’s Going Around in Metro Detroit
DETROIT – Metro Detroit doctors said we are still in the grips of the flu, but that’s not the only illness to be concerned about. The flu season is in full swing and doctors are consistently seeing cases of influenza A and influenza B. There are also a lot of other illnesses circulating as well. If you are sick with a respiratory virus, ordinary masks can help keep you from spreading an infection to people. If you are not sick you should not substitute a mask for other hygiene like handwashing.
Flu cases leave Metro Detroit medical offices packed
DETROIT – In Good Health flu cases continue to swamp local doctors’ offices and emergency rooms. Local 4′s Dr. Frank McGeorge has more on the shift some are seeing and what else is going around. Read: Scientists at University of Michigan’s ‘Flu Lab’ work to learn more about furious flu seasonRead more: Study: Full flu vaccination among children cuts hospitalization by 54%
What’s Going Around the week of Nov. 22, 2019
Flu cases are rising and that’s just one of the viruses making people seriously sick this week. The advice this week is to be diligent about washing your hands and avoid people who are already sick. If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, go get it. Watch the video above to see What’s Going Around in your county.