November 2022 Q&A

In the coming weeks and months, many of us will travel, gather with people, visit friends and relatives, and go out to shop even more. COVID-19 is still among us, as are influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Before you travel, gather, visit, and shop, please take a moment to think about what you can do to prepare to protect yourself and the people around you.

Here are a few timely questions we have received, answered by UMTC Campus Public Health Officer Dr, Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD.

What should I do if I’m going to travel?

What should I do if I feel sick?

  • Stay home.
  • Get tested. Tests and treatments are available for COVID-19, flu, and RSV at clinics and hospitals.
  • If positive, follow CDC isolation guidelines and see your healthcare provider for treatment.
  • Wear a high-quality, well-fitted mask indoors around others.

How do I know whether I have (or someone else has) COVID-19, the flu, RSV, or just a cold?

Anything else I should know?