How to stay out of the hospital with Omicron here

Woman who looks ill who is wearing a mask and holding a mug as she receives pills from her husband, who sits on the edge of her bed with a mask and gloves.

ERs and ICUs are nearly full. Please help keep lifesaving care available for those who need it most. Care for cough, fever, sore throat, chills, and other milder symptoms at home—whether it’s COVID-19, flu, or the common cold. Get vaccinated and boosted. Learn how to recognize when to seek medical care, and when to stay home.

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NEW COMIC: Delta Days

What’s the deal with Delta?
“Delta Days” is a comic by Meredith Li-Vollmer about the variant and our collective burn-out. See full comic here or at thestranger.com.

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Public Health Crafter’s Corner: 1-minute DIY Filter Fan

Woman in apron waving and holding a box fan. Text: Public Health Crafter's Corner: DIY Air Filter

Welcome to the Public Health Crafter’s Corner: Wildfire Smoke Edition! Learn how to make an air filter with a box fan, air filter, and bungee cord. These DIY filter fans can quickly clean the air in your home or work space!

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Who is at risk for a heart attack in the heat?

Man at a construction site is saying, "Working outside puts me at risk."

Our comic strip shows how many health conditions and medications make people more sensitive to heat, and that makes them at increased risk for kidney failure, stroke, and heart attack. Find out if you or your loved ones are at risk and what to do when the weather gets hot.

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