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Enterovirus D68 poses a serious health risk to the community

Enterovirus D68 poses a serious health risk to the community

Schools urged to take steps to prevent the spread of infection MECOSTA COUNTY — As more cases of the enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) are confirmed in Michigan, officials for the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) are working with public schools to help prevent the spread of the virus. Dr. Robert Graham, medical director for MDCH District No. 10, said […]

Fighting the flu

Fighting the flu

Area school staff receives flu shots BIG RAPIDS – Walgreens is partnering with Big Rapids Public Schools (BRPS) and Morley Stanwood Community Schools (MSCS) by administering flu shots to teachers and school staff. Last year, Walgreens gave flu shots to about 75 BRPS faculty members, said Travis McIntyre, manager of Walgreens in Big Rapids. This […]