(WXYZ) — As hospitals deal with a surge in respiratory viruses, particularly RSV, health experts are urging parents to take preventative measures.
Earlier this month, the Michigan Health & Hospital Association warned pediatric beds are filling up across the state due to a spike in respiratory illness.
The University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children's Hospital says they are now at 100% capacity. Corewell Health East, formally known as Beaumont, is also seeing a significant rise in cases.
To help keep capacities down, Mott Children’s Hospital sent out a guide to help parents figure out what to do if their child is sick or hurt.
Emergency room, urgent care or the pediatrician's office?
CALL 911 IF …
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