Northwestern Medicine

Seasonal Flu Widespread In The Region


The centers for Disease Control and Prevention says flu is widespread across the country, the virus is clogging doctors’ offices, emergency rooms, and even hospital intensive care units.
Dr. Luis Manrique is Medical Director of infection prevention at Northwestern Medicine-Central DuPage Hospital, he told First Light host Brian O'Keefe the local situation reflects the CDC reporting.

CDH's MSU Takes The Hospital To Stroke Patients

Every minute of every day…someone in the world dies from the effects of a stroke. Today…the World Stroke Organization is working to raise awareness for stroke treatment and prevention with the World Stroke Day. In the Chicago area…Northwestern Medicine-Central DuPage Hospital is at the forefront of rapid response treatment. In January…CDH launched a Mobile Stroke Unit. First Light host Brian O'Keefe talked about the MSU with Dr. Harnish Shownkeen, he's the Director of Stroke Programs at Central DuPage Hospital