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April 6, 2022
An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.
January 10, 2022
As much as 70% of immunity is determined by your gut health.
January 3, 2022
With omicron threatening an already overburdened health care system, you don’t want to land in the hospital with the flu. Infectious disease expert Jessie Leyse, MD, MPH, shares some tips about how to stay healthy.
November 16, 2021
For some people, the flu is particularly dangerous. The flu vaccine can help reduce that risk.
October 26, 2021
Our experts address common questions about COVID-19 vaccine boosters, including who is eligible and why a booster shot is so important.
October 14, 2021
For Jessie Leyse, MD, an infectious disease expert, it all comes down to making smart choices to mitigate risk. Influenza kills people every year, and having a vaccine could save your life.
October 4, 2021
To help you make an informed decision about getting a flu vaccine, we put five of the most common myths under the microscope.
October 23, 2020
Richard Pritsky, 74, beat a serious case of COVID-19 that put him on a ventilator in UVM Medical Center’s intensive care unit. Now that he’s healthy again, he doesn’t intend to mess with the flu. Learn about the steps he’s taking to prep for flu season and a possible “twindemic.”
October 22, 2020
Thanks to our diligence, our region has experienced some of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the nation. With flu season looming, we can add one more powerful tool to our prevention measures - the flu vaccine.
February 4, 2020
There are many traditional and non-traditional home remedies people use to feel better when they’re sick. Home remedies won’t shorten the duration of flu, but can make you more comfortable as the illness runs its course. See below for a few you can try at home, but note it’s important to check with your primary
January 30, 2020
With flu season under way in Vermont, you may be wondering how to best take care of yourself or a loved one with flu. Most people with flu can manage the illness at home without medical care. It’s recommended those sick with flu stay home as long as possible — ideally at least 7 days,
January 27, 2020
Influenza has arrived in our region and is considered to be widespread at this time. This means that at least half of the regions in the state of VT and NY are reporting laboratory confirmed influenza (usually with a nasal swab). The current strains we are seeing locally include two strains of influenza A (H3N2