Hospital seeing people dealing with various winter bugs

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Medical folks are seeing lots of people with winter bugs including the flu, RSV and Covid-19.

Liz Healy, infection control specialist at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, says its best to avoid the infections if at all possible.

Healy says people should strongly consider getting all the booster shots they are eligible for.

Healy says there are still a number of patients dealing with long Covid.

The last update from the state Department of Health shows almost 600 new cases last week and over two hundred seventy three thousand people in the state that have had Covid-19 at one point.