Physicians at Eberly Farm have been seeing patients with coughs, sore throats, and ear aches. Many of these cases are viral and can not be treated with antibiotics. Contact your physician if your symptoms remain after 7-10 days.
Wichita Clinic Immediate Care physicians at Murdock are seeing patients with upper respiratory infections and strep throat.
Wichita Clinic physicians in Newton are seeing patients with viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu) in children and adults. Symptoms include watery diarrhea and vomiting and may also include headache, fever and abdominal cramps. It may last 1-10 days. It is important to remain hydrated. Preventive measures include not sharing food, drink or eating utensils, frequent hand washing, prompt disinfection of contaminated surfaces with a bleach-based household cleaner, and prompt washing of soiled articles of clothing. Other illnesses going around include pneumonia, bronchitis, strep throat, mono and colds.