DENVER (AP) — Colorado hospitals are taking precautions to keep flu patients separated.
On Tuesday, Denver Health Medical Center opened a separate sick bay for flu sufferers. Swedish Medical Center has posted a sign asking people with flu symptoms to do what they can to keep their hands clean and protect other patients.
According to KMGH-TV (http://tinyurl.com/bbudofb ), state health officials report a jump in flu cases, with more than 500 people hospitalized so far this season.
Information from: KMGH-TV, http://www.thedenverchannel.com