When was the last time you took your kids to the Dr.s office for an annual check up?  Influenza isn't the only respiratory illness going around Mid-Michigan right now.

There's another bug that's laying people up for as long as two weeks.  The latest virus causes congestion, runny nose, sore throat, sneezing, coughing, a headache and fatigue.

Some kids run a fever when they get it.  There's not a whole lot you can do about it except relieve the symptoms while the virus runs its course.

Viral infections are spread through coughing and sneezing.  The best way to protect yourself is to wash your hands several times a day.  Don't share utensils or cups with a sick person.  Here's more from WILX-TV 10.