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Jan 9, 2013 1:30 PM by Lauren Molenburg

Colorado hospitals taking flu precautions

DENVER (AP) - Colorado hospitals are taking precautions to keep flu patients separated.

On Tuesday, Denver Health Medical Center opened a separate sick bay for flu sufferers. Swedish Medical Center has posted a sign asking people with flu symptoms to do what they can to keep their hands clean and protect other patients.

According to KMGH-TV, state health officials report a jump in flu cases, with more than 500 people hospitalized so far this season.

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Information from: KMGH-TV, http://www.thedenverchannel.com

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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