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Stomach Bug Hits the Mid-State During the Heart of Flu Season

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NASHVILLE- We're in the heart of flu season and by the looks of it a lot of people are getting sick despite getting a flu shot but it's more than just the flu that's going around. The stomach bug is running rampant too. Emergency rooms are especially busy this time of year. According to flu.gov, up to 20% of people will get the flu. At TriStar Summit Medical Center, doctors say they've already seen a handful of very severe cases. Doctors recommend you get a flu shot but it's no guarantee. Doctors say the best way to protect yourself from the flu and the stomach bug is to wash your hands and practice healthy habits.

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