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Stay up-to-date on the spread of COVID-19 with information on symptoms, prevention, vaccine updates, and how you can help slow the spread.
COVID-19 symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus. The virus may cause respiratory symptoms such as:
All three of these illnesses caused by respiratory viruses share similar symptoms such as stuffy nose, sore throat, and fatigue. It’s not uncommon to mistake one for the others. But getting a COVID-19 test as a precaution is always a safe first step to take.
Updates on COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and vaccination rates in the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes regions, and New York State.
A number of illnesses appear to be spreading in pediatric patients. Our experts share what they know about diagnosing and treating them.
Updated COVID-19 booster doses will be widely available to the public following CDC approval.
There are now four COVID-19 vaccines available for the public to choose from. The CDC recently approved Novavax as an option for adults in the U.S.
There are indications that some individuals who are infected with COVID-19 and take a specific antiviral drug may begin testing positive again after initially recovering. Our experts explain what happens.
BA.5 is a new subvariant of COVID-19 that is spreading quickly around the United States. Emil Lesho, DO, explains what it is, how it is different from previous variants, and how to stay healthy.
This page reflects the most up-to-date data about the 2021-2022 flu season. Previous flu season data is also available for comparison.
COVID vaccines for children under 5 now has emergency use authorization from the FDA and CDC. The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are authorized for young children. Our pediatricians share what parents might want to know.
Any individual age 5 or older is eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot five months after they were fully vaccinated. There are several reasons to get the booster.
The CDC approved COVID-19 booster doses for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. Our experts answer questions.
When a new virus suddenly appears and spurs a global pandemic, how do you test for it? Lab professionals with Rochester Regional Health share the challenges of microbiology innovation.