Randall Children’s Hospital sees increase in flu diagnoses

Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel has seen an increase in the number of patients coming into the Emergency Department suffering from the flu or experiencing flu like symptoms.

If your child is exhibiting any of the following symptoms, the Emergency Department staff recommends seeking medical care.

  • Not eating or drinking
  • Showing signs of dehydration
  • Sustaining a high fever of 104 degrees or higher
  • Not urinating
  • Difficulty breathing

 

If he or she has more minor symptoms, please make sure your child drinks plenty of fluids and gets lots of rest.