Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Flu is prevalent in our community right now. Visit our Flu Resource Center to learn about flu prevention, signs and symptoms, and help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions.

  • 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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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 05, 2018

Prevent Brain Injury. Here’s how!


Tip 1:  At Play

  • Wear American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) approved head protection for your sport.
  • Don’t slide headfirst into base.
  • Don’t dive into shallow water.
  • Your clothes should not interfere with your vision.

Tip 2:  At Home

  • Use hand railings.
  • Secure rugs.
  • Put away toys.
  • Install grab bars in bathrooms.
  • Secure loose cords.

Tip 3:  On the Road

  • Wear your seat belt.
  • Don’t drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Use the correct child safety seat.

Brought to you by the concussion/traumatic brain injury experts at WakeMed Neuropsychology.