Northwestern Press

Thursday, May 24, 2018
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDThe emergency room entrance at Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Salisbury Township, is sporting a different look. Two mobile surgical hospital tents that can accommodate as many as 12 patients have been setup to supplement the rise in emergency room visits due to the flu. Copyright - Lou Wheeland

LVHN surges ahead of the flu

By JIM MARSH in Local News

Large tents have been set up outside the emergency rooms at the Cedar Crest campus of Lehigh Valley Health Network, in Salisbury Township, and at the network’s Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem, to handle the large surge of patients visiting the...

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Ways to avoid the flu

By The Press in Local News

According to the Centers for Disease Control, getting a flu shot remains the best deterrent to contracting the flu. In addition, there are other ways to help avoid the flu:

·Wash hands often with soap and water

·Avoid touching eyes...