Respiratory Virus Season and Health Equity: Information about Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), COVID-19, and Flu

CDC’s Office of Health Equity (OHE) held a webinar on October 30, 2023 to learn about current guidance to protect your communities from COVID-19, RSV, and flu this fall and winter. Topics included key information about these conditions, prevention and vaccination guidance to help protect groups at highest risk for serious illness, and information about CDC’s efforts focused on health and vaccine equity.

Presenters included OHE leadership and subject matter experts from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).

Information on the call included presentations from:

  • EverThrive Illinois
  • National Urban League
  • The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

Background information:

It is common to get sick from respiratory viruses such as COVID-19, flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), especially in the fall and winter. There are actions you can take to protect yourself and others. Learn about who is more likely to get seriously ill, how to prevent these viruses, and if these viruses are spreading in your community. Anyone can get a respiratory virus infection, but some people have a higher risk of getting very sick from it. Learn more about how to protect yourself from COVID-19, flu, and RSV.

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