Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Flu Cases Increase in Wake County

December 19, 2014

Hospitals are preparing for a worse than average flu season this year, and we are starting to see a significant increase in flu cases here at WakeMed. 

This chart demonstrates the significant increase in flu cases over the past week.


Flu is a serious illness – especially for the very young and very old.  We have put together a comprehensive resource full of great prevention and treatment recommendations for the flu.  As this flu season progresses, we will continue to update this page with the latest and greatest flu information, so check back regularly.