September 19, 2023
The updated COVID-19 vaccine is heading to pharmacies and provider offices this week as infectious disease experts urge everyone to plan ahead for the upcoming cold and flu season.
Last year, the United States faced a so-called “tripledemic” with COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and the flu circulating at the same time. Here are five things to know ahead of respiratory virus season:
HAP encourages everyone to limit the spread of viral illnesses this season by staying up to date on their vaccinations, staying home when sick, and practicing proper coughing and sneezing etiquette. It’s also important to contact your health care provider with any questions you may have.
Additional information about COVID-19, the flu, and RSV is available online.
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