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Flu-related Illnesses On The Rise
CDC estimates that so far this season, there have been up to 7.3 million illnesses, 3.5 million medical visits, and 84,000 hospitalizations related to #flu.
This is the first time CDC has released prelim in-season disease burden estimates.
The following data and report is sourced from the CDC.gov website.
First Flu Death Reported: 2018-2019 SeasonHealth officials in the Connecticut area confirmed the first flu death of the 2018-2019 season. The state department of public health reported the patient was over the age of 65 years of age. So far the state has had 22+ hospitalizations related to the flu, and that’s just the start.Read now
Start of 2018-2019 Flu Season
Last year was the worst flu season in over a decade, something we hope isn’t repeated this year. There are numerous prevention techniques you can implement to reduce your risk of getting a flu virus this season.
"Springfield, Missouri Product Leads The Charge For Canada's Best Restroom® Contest"(SPRINGFIELD, MO) - A Springfield-based company that aims to reduce the spread of germs and promote sustainable practices was recognized by judges from Cintas Canada, Ltd. during judging for Canada’s Best Restroom ® Contest at a car dealership in St. Albert, Canada.Read now
Springfield-based StepNpull Adds NASA to Its List of Customers
(SPRINGFIELD, Mo) - A Springfield-based company, StepNpull, aims to reduce the spread of germs and promote sustainable practices is adding NASA to it’s the list of customers.
StepNpull, a foot-operated door opener, has already made it into offices of big names like Google, YouTube, Boeing, Walmart, St. Jude Research Hospital, Ford, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Army.
The StepNpull ABC'sAt StepNpull we are primarily known for ensuring 100% germ-free exits in bathrooms all across the world. But the possibilities don't end at the toilet, they span across hundreds of industries and thousands of different businesses.Read now
Customer Testimonial – Big Whiskey'sWe spoke with Bradley Hamm at Big Whiskey's location in downtown Springfield, Missouri about how his employees and customers use StepNpull.Read now
Widespread Influenza Activity Reported By 46 States
As predicted by previous reports, flu activity is in high gear this 2017-2018 Influenza season.
According to CDC data "widespread" influenza activity was reported by 46 states & regional influenza activity was reported by four states. The primary risk is infection from influenza A (H3). Read more detailed data on the CDC website.
We Welcome One Of Our Newest Customers, The Kansas City Steak Co.“We’re here because of what we share with you—a passion for thick, juicy, flavorful steak.Read now
Our dedication to delicious steak dates back to 1932, when we started as a small, family owned butcher shop named S&S Meat Company. Kansas City was a boomtown then, invigorated by the business of the livestock exchange and stockyards.