Preventive Care for Winter Viruses
Tips to protect you and your family from RSV, influenza, and COVID-19
Hospitals across the nation are seeing a higher number of adult and pediatric patients with seasonal and respiratory illnesses, including RSV, flu and COVID-19
Due to a steady increase of visitors to our hospitals, Legacy is encouraging our communities to stay up to date on immunizations and help slow the spread of these respiratory illnesses.
Staying up to date on immunizations is the best defense. Many diseases can be prevented by getting vaccinated against them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has vaccination schedules that you and your family can follow to make sure you are protected.See the recommendations
Outside of immunizations, the best thing you can do to prevent or reduce serious illness and preserve hospital capacity during these busy seasonal months are:
If you get sick, you can