CDC Health Advisory Warns of Increased Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity in Parts of the Southeastern United States and Reminds of New Prevention Tools Available to Protect Patients

Published: 09/07/2023

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to notify clinicians and caregivers about increases in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) activity across some parts of the Southeastern United States in recent weeks, suggesting a continued shift toward seasonal RSV trends observed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Historically, such regional increases have predicted the beginning of RSV season nationally, with increased RSV activity spreading north and west over the

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