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November 4, 2022
What You Need to Know About RSV, Flu and COVID Right Now
Viral infections are leading to an uptick in hospitalizations. Experts share tips to keep yourself well.
October 20, 2022
Top 3 Tips to Avoid the Flu
Health care workers are on the frontlines of flu every day. Here’s how they stay healthy.
October 13, 2022
Home Remedies for Flu
Try some of these home remedies next time you’re feeling ill.
October 4, 2022
Flu Vaccine: The Top 5 Myths Busted
To help you make an informed decision about getting a flu vaccine, we put five of the most common myths under the microscope.
October 3, 2022
6 Health Conditions That Increase Your Risk of Flu
For some people, the flu is particularly dangerous. The flu vaccine can help reduce that risk.
September 29, 2022
No Admission: Preventing Hospital Stays Before They Happen
UVM Medical Center is piloting an innovative unit in the emergency room to provide better care, sometimes at home.
April 6, 2022
You’re Sick, Too?
An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.
January 10, 2022
The Secret Weapon Against Getting Sick? Good Nutrition
As much as 70% of immunity is determined by your gut health.
January 3, 2022
Flu Is the Last Thing You Need. 5 Steps to Avoid Infection.
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.
October 26, 2021
COVID-19 Booster: What You Need To Know
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
COVID and Flu: You Have the Power to Help Prevent a Twindemic
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 23, 2020
He Beat COVID-19, But Won’t Mess With the Flu
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
Ready for What’s Ahead? You Have the Power to Prevent a Twindemic
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
Home remedies that may help you feel better when you have the flu
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
Do I have flu, and how can I feel better?
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,