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Doctors warn of post-holiday respiratory illness as teachers, students head back to class

Doctors are warning about a potential post-holiday surge in respiratory viruses as teachers and students are heading back to the classroom.

News 12 Staff

Jan 3, 2023, 1:47 PM

Updated 532 days ago

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Doctors are warning about a potential post-holiday surge in respiratory viruses as teachers and students are heading back to the classroom.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health has not issued any new guidance to schools returning from winter break, but the department is reminding parents to test children who are not feeling well or to take the child to their physician.
To avoid getting sick, doctors stress the basics including handwashing and wearing a mask when necessary.


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