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The United States is now in the midst of what healthcare experts are calling an “epidemic,” following a major increase in flu cases at hospitals nationwide. The Infectious Disease team at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is proactively responding to the potentially severe flu season in northern New Jersey by implementing plans to protect patients, visitors and staff members.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control counts New Jersey among 41 states with widespread influenza activity. Since October, the New Jersey Department of Health has been tracking the influenza activity level throughout the state and reports Bergen County’s levels ranging from moderate to high in the last five weeks.
Englewood Hospital has seen a surge in flu-related Emergency Room visits and a