COVID-19, Flu and RSV are contagious respiratory infections that can cause severe illness and hospitalization.
- Use COVID-19 County Check to find updated hospital admissions for COVID-19 in Monroe County.
- Use ROC Health Data to find updated flu and RSV data (beginning on or about Oct. 1, 2023).
- CDC Respiratory Virus Updates
Vaccines are a safe and effective way to prevent these infections. If you are eligible, talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist about getting immunized.
Who is eligible?
- Updated COVID-19 Vaccine: Everyone 6 months of age and older
- Flu Vaccine: Everyone 6 months of age and older
- RSV Vaccine: Infants under 8 months old, some older babies at increased risk of severe illness and adults 60 years and older
- No cost COVID vaccines for adults without health insurance or who have insurance that does not cover the full cost of the vaccine.
Other ways to protect yourself and your loved ones against these viruses include:
- Frequent hand washing or use of hand sanitizer
- Wearing a high quality, well-fitting mask in crowded public spaces
- Avoiding people who are sick
What to do if you get sick
If you are infected with COVID-19, Flu or RSV, it is important to stay home and away from others as much as possible. Contact your healthcare provider about treatment options. If you are very ill, seek medical attention right away.
For more information
- Exposure and Isolation Guidance
- Vaccine Information
- Treatments and Medication
- County Check - Find hospital admission levels and prevention steps for Monroe County, NY
- Symptoms & Care
- Infants & Young Children
- Older Adults & Adults with Chronic Medical Conditions