With the arrival of the chilly weather and the holidays fast approaching, more people will be gathering indoors and making merry. While many of the restrictions we’ve experienced over the last few years have been relaxed, it’s still important to do what you can to prevent the transmission of respiratory viruses like COVID-19, RSV, ERV, and influenza.
Here are some tips to help you, and those around you, stay healthy:
Stay at home if you are sick!
Register and book your COVID-19 and Influenza vaccines at www.getvaccinated.gov.bc
Gather safely: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/social-interactions
Practice good hand hygiene: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/prevention-public-health/hand-hygiene
Choose to wear a mask in indoor public spaces: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/prevention-risks/masks
Spread joy, not germs! Help prevent respiratory illnesses this holiday season.
For more information about respiratory illnesses and how to manage them, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/respiratory-illness-season