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Care tips for upper respiratory infections in children
Seasonal cases of influenza, strep throat and RSV have increased over the past few weeks, especially among children. Learn what to do if you suspect your child is sick.
Upper respiratory infection self-care tips
Learn who is at increased risk, and get resources to manage symptoms at home.
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What should you do if you have COVID-19 or flu?
Unsure if you have flu or COVID-19? Symptoms can be similar. Find out what to do, and how to self-manage symptoms and use the Check Symptoms tool.
Watch out for winter mishaps
Winter is beautiful, but it does come with risks. Take steps to prevent falls, hypothermia, frostbite and more so you can remain in good health and enjoy the splendor of the season.
Check Symptoms evaluates RSV, upper respiratory illness symptoms
Concerned you or your child may have RSV, the flu or COVID-19? Learn how an online assessment tool can quickly evaluate symptoms, determine if testing is needed and recommend next steps for care.
When to seek medical help for RSV or flu symptoms in children
With an early increase in RSV and influenza cases, a Mayo Clinic expert shares three things parents can watch for when determining if they should seek care for a sick child.
Fight off the flu with immune-boosting nutrients
Is it a myth or fact that chicken noodle soup can help you feel better when you are ill? Does vitamin C prevent illness? Check out myths and facts about immune-boosting nutrients.
Prepare for a challenging flu season: Get vaccinated now
After two mild flu seasons, a Mayo Clinic expert shares why this year's flu season may be different and how to protect your family from the flu virus.
Preparing kids for a flu shot: Tips to help parents
Now more than ever, it's important to schedule flu vaccinations for your entire family. You can help prepare your children for getting a shot with these tips.
Pregnancy and respiratory illnesses: Tips to reduce your flu risks
Flu season usually starts in the fall. Learn how the influenza vaccine reduces hospitalization during pregnancy and can protect the baby from the flu after birth.
Don't skip your flu shot this year
Put up your best defense. It's time for your seasonal flu shot. Learn why it's more important than ever to be vaccinated.
Expect a different flu season: Why you'll want to be vaccinated for the flu
This year's flu season could be different than the last two years. A Mayo Clinic expert explains why vaccination for flu will be important this year.
Facts about flu
Flu season is just around the corner. Learn how to put up your best defense and decrease your chances of getting the flu.
Get your flu shot, COVID-19 vaccine at the same time
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and the flu. Learn why and how you can get both shots at the same time.