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Swine flu is on the rise: Local hospitals see more patients with flu symptoms, vaccines still available

Got the flu? You are not alone. Local hospitals have seen a huge influx of people coming in to the emergency room with flu-like symptoms. ”We’ve definitely seen more patients coming in with influenza-like illness cases,” said Leslie Broomall, a spokeswoman for St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial hospitals. “Our ED director said, ‘Our volumes have been sky high.’”