Cold and Flu Resources

Get the latest cold and flu information from Providence experts.

It’s National Blood Donor Month, and we’re giving you the basic facts about who can donate blood and what it’s like.
Know where and when to seek care for your child
Home remedies usually help ease cold and flu symptoms. Know how to take care, and when it’s time to see a Providence Provider.
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.
Getting a flu vaccine is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy and protect yourself this fall and winter.
Allergies, colds, flu and COVID-19 share many symptoms, but there are key differences. This infographic outlines how to tell them apart.
Discover whether the “kissing disease” might be responsible for your teen’s fatigue, fever, sore throat, headache and body aches.
Providence St. Joseph Health and Amazon team up to bring Express Care appointments to Alexa.
This infographic offers helpful tips and to-dos for parents while their child is sick with the seasonal cold or flu.
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.
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.
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.
Equip yourself with the smarts to keep your family’s dinner table safe from germs and toxins that cause food poisoning.
The good news for flu season is that treatment options are available.
Symptoms of viral gastroenteritis include diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. People often call it stomach flu, but it's not influenza.
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.
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.
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.
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.