What's Going Around

What's Going Around: 9/12/2018

A new season is about to bring a different set of illnesses into our community. In this week's What's Going Around, doctors are already urging you to start making plans to get your flu shot. 

What's Going Around 8/15/2018

It's yet another hygiene reminder in this week's What's Going Around. Local 6's Stefanie Martinez tells us why doctors are reminding you to wash your hands regularly and isolate yourself when…

What's Going Around 8/8/2018

Experiencing cold-like symptoms? It may not be a cold. Local 6's Stefanie Martinez explains in this week's What's Going Around.

What's Going Around 8/1/2018

An upset stomach is the most common complaint at area doctor's offices this week. People are experiencing cramping lasting up to five days. 

What's Going Around 7/25/2018

Older kids and even adults are catching common illnesses that that typically spread among children. As Local 6's Stefanie Martinez explains in this week's What's Going Around, the symptoms usually stick around for a week.

What's Going Around 7/18/2018

Good hygiene measures — such as frequent hand washing — could help you keep the doctor away. Local 6's Stefanie Martinez lists the illnesses you can avoid in this week's What's Going Around.

What's Going Around 7/4/2018

Summer allergies and pesky bugs are not letting up. As Local 6's Stefanie Martizes explains in this week's What's Going Around, your neighbors are visiting clinics to find relief from an…

What's Going Around 6/27/2018

How much time are you spending in the pool? In this week's What's Going Around, area health professionals tell Local 6's Stefanie Martinez too much time in the water could cause…

What's Going Around 6/20/2018

Summer is buggy, and doctors say they're seeing a lot of evidence of that this week. In What's Going Around, they're treating insect bites, as well as illnesses.

What's Going Around 6/13/2018

Rashes, itching and swelling —those are the most common health complaints in this week's What's Going Around. Stefanie Martinez explains the reasons why doctors say that's the case.

What's Going Around 6/6/2018

In this week's What's Going Around, you will need the bug spray, sunscreen and aloe vera. Local 6's Stefanie Martinez looked into summer ailments that could keep you from going outside.

What's Going Around 5/30/2018

If you're not sneezing, you're scratching. As local 6's Stefanie Martinez explains in this week's What's Going Around, summertime ailments are bugging many of you.

What's Going Around 5/23/2018

Check and double check your skin. As Local 6's Stefanie Martinez explains in this week's What's Going Around, this is the time of year to think about tick-borne diseases.

What's Going Around 5/9/2018

In this week's What's Going Around, Local 6's Stefanie Martinez explains why good hygiene is still the best way to stay healthy. 

What's Going Around 5/2/2018

A viral illness going around is causing a distinctive red rash. As local 6's Stefanie Martinez explains in this week's What's Going Around, it's called fifths disease, or slap-cheek fever.

What's Going Around 4/25/2018

Many of you are complaining about allergies. As local 6's Stefanie Martinez explains in this week's What's Going Around, allergies can trigger other illnesses.

What's Going Around 4/18/2018

Allergies are relentless. Local 6's Stefanie Martinez looks into whats triggering your runny nose and itchy eyes in this week's What's Going Around.

What's Going Around 4/4/2018

In this week's What's Going Around, flu cases seem to be decreasing across the Local 6 region. Local 6's Stefanie Martinez looks into whether the flu season has finally ended locally.

What's Going Around 3/21/2018

There are multiple illnesses wearing on local families. In this week's What's Going Around, Stefanie Martinez explains the spring season may be to blame.