CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - A local doctor says he has seen an increase in flu cases now compared with the same time last year.
"We're pretty busy with the flu right now and symptoms compatible with the flu," Internist Dr. Robert Gromley said.
Doctors say to keep healthy, you should get a flu shot, wash your hands often and stay away from those who appear to be sick.
A company has been hired to complete the repairs to the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks, but how long those repairs will take remains unknown.
Drivers traveling between Hatteras Island and the mainland were forced to use an emergency ferry Wednesday, following the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge Tuesday.
State officials say construction on a new Bonner Bridge has been delayed for years because of a legal battle with an environmental group.