ALLENTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — This flu season has been rough and it’s hitting the Lehigh Valley especially hard.

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It’s so bad there that Lehigh Valley Hospital has had to set up surge tents.

They will allow the hospital to treat the increased number of patients.

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They are outside the emergency rooms at the Cedar Crest and Muhlenberg campuses.

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The last time Lehigh Valley Hospital had to use the tents was in 2013.