Tag: RSV

Riverwood’s Dr. David Taylor says ‘second wind’ of Seasonal Illness still ahead

Riverwood Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor shared some insights recently about the increases and impact of RSV and Influenza cases from the end of 2022 into the start of 2023, just as covid cases were beginning to wane. The non-word “tripledemic” may be trite and inaccurate, paraphrasing Dr Taylor, but it is true that three…
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January 23, 2023 0

Essentia Health offers ways to keep family and friends healthy during the holidays

With the holidays in full swing, Essentia Health is reminding patients of simple steps they can take to prevent seasonal illnesses, along with the care options available if they do get sick.  RSV, influenza and COVID-19 are creating a perfect storm of sickness this year, and holiday gatherings increase the potential for those illnesses to…
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December 18, 2022 0

Riverwood Healthcare says ‘Protect yourself, others from seasonal illnesses’

This holiday season, seasonal illnesses are adding to the stress many people often feel this time of year. In addition to COVID-19, Influenza A and B, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and other respiratory illnesses are causing widespread illness in Minnesota and across the country. “These seasonal illnesses are peaking sooner, faster, and stronger than in…
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December 11, 2022 0

RSV Impacting the Community

Ada, MN — Sickness is making its rounds through the community and in a variety of different forms. While that’s not new coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID is perhaps of least concern at the moment. Nurse Tracy Johnson of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health says of all the different illnesses impacting the community right now,…
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November 30, 2022 0