Cold and Flu Resources

Get the latest cold and flu information from Providence experts.

11/29/2022
Know where and when to seek care for your child
10/21/2022
Home remedies usually help ease cold and flu symptoms. Know how to take care, and when it’s time to see a Providence Provider.
11/5/2021
Determine symptoms of COVID, Flu or Cold
Not sure when or how to wear a mask when you head out the door? Get answers to commonly asked questions on masks, kids and dealing with mask anxiety.
9/30/2021
Getting a flu vaccine is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy and protect yourself this fall and winter.
9/29/2020
Allergies, colds, flu and COVID-19 share many symptoms, but there are key differences. This infographic outlines how to tell them apart.
4/12/2019
Discover whether the “kissing disease” might be responsible for your teen’s fatigue, fever, sore throat, headache and body aches.
4/5/2019
Providence St. Joseph Health and Amazon team up to bring Express Care appointments to Alexa.
1/1/2019
This infographic offers helpful tips and to-dos for parents while their child is sick with the seasonal cold or flu.
12/18/2018
Follow these quick tips for a healthier holiday gathering. If symptoms show up to the party, Express Care can be your fastest way back to the festivities.
12/18/2018
Practicing good hygiene and developing healthy habits, in addition to getting the flu shot, helps your body fend off the flu. Express Care is your fast path to treatment if you're seeing flu symptoms.
12/18/2018
Follow these children's health guidelines and download the Circle app for parenting tips and tools as you prepare for winter holiday parties and celebrations.
11/30/2018
Equip yourself with the smarts to keep your family’s dinner table safe from germs and toxins that cause food poisoning.
11/1/2018
The good news for flu season is that treatment options are available.
10/26/2018
Symptoms of viral gastroenteritis include diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. People often call it stomach flu, but it's not influenza.
10/24/2018
Fungi and bacteria lurk on your favorite workout machines and in common areas at the gym. Learn how to protect your skin against gym germs.
10/15/2018
Did you know you can get swimmer's ear without getting wet? Swimmer's ear isn't your garden variety ear infection, and it needs to be treated differently.
10/8/2018
There are many reasons why your child’s ear may be hurting, so it’s best to have a doctor examine it to ensure it is treated properly.
10/1/2018
Proper care for minor cuts, wounds and scrapes reduces the risk of infection and helps minimize scarring. Treat them with these first-aid tips and make your own first-aid kit.
9/19/2018
Changes in flu treatment may be on the horizon, but health officials say you should continue to get an annual flu shot.