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Nirsevimab (Beyfortus) RSV preventive antibodies for infants is in short supply. Encourage Abrysvo vaccine for pregnant people to protect babies from RSV. Washington will receive 7,700 50 mg and 600 100 mg nirsevimab doses for the remainder of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Health Alert that…
Monitoring of ED visits due to RSV disease indicates that our region has exceeded the threshold for seasonal rapid increase in cases. We also expect to see a rapid increase in influenza visits in the coming weeks, and COVID-19 is still spreading in the community. To reduce the risk of viral pathogen transmission in healthcare…
This 2023–2024 respiratory illness season, we’re monitoring 3 common causes of respiratory illness that circulate in Island County: influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and COVID-19. Please review the information below and resources posted on the Island County Public Health Seasonal Respiratory Illnesses webpage. Influenza Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that in the…