Respiratory illnesses like influenza, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are more common during winter but continue to circulate in our community all year. These illnesses can be serious but doing things like staying up to date with recommended vaccinations, washing your hands, and staying home if you feel sick can help stop these illnesses from spreading and keep everyone healthy.
Influenza is serious. You can get a free flu shot if you're at higher risk of severe illness from influenza.
Learn about COVID-19 testing and stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters to help protect yourself and your family.
RSV causes respiratory infections, particularly in children and older adults.
Whooping cough is a serious infection that usually causes a long coughing illness.
Respiratory viruses cause illnesses that affect the nose, throat and breathing passages.