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The flu and COVID-19 have several overlapping symptoms and could cause a “twindemic” this winter. How can you protect yourself and family from both viruses?

Enrolled Cooper Green patients who get a flu shot at the new drive will also get a food box donated by Royal Divinity Ministry Food Bank.

Molly Fleece, M.D. 

Outbreak of infectious disease locally and globally • Travel medicine • Antimicrobial resistance 

Teach children about hygiene and germs in the classroom and at home.
A record number of travelers are expected to fly during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Irfan Asif, M.D. 

Family medicine • Sports and exercise medicine • Pediatrics • Primary care • Population health 

Jessica Grayson, M.D. 

Sinus infections • Seasonal allergies • Olfactory sense issues • Upper respiratory airway diseases • Nasal medicine • Influenza • Smell and taste loss

You cannot really germ-proof your home, but you can clean and disinfect things to improve your chances of preventing the flu.
UAB is taking extra measures to promote flu prevention this season through education.
As the fall months approach, the potential for seasonal allergies, runny noses and sinus infections increases.

David LaFon, M.D.

Pneumonia • Pulmonary disease • Influenza 

Sarah Nafziger, M.D.

Preparing before, during and after a crisis • Trauma and critical care • Disaster medicine • Pre-hospital care

Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D.

Intervention to prevent infection with HIV, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) • Coronavirus • Multipurpose prevention, including contraception options and protection against HIV and genital herpes • STI diagnosis management and prevention • Reproductive tract infections, including transmission to infants • Vaccine-preventable infections • Infectious disease outbreaks

Rachael Lee, M.D.

Healthcare epidemiology • Infection prevention • Outbreak of infectious disease locally and globally including the flu • Multi-drug resistant pathogens in relation to infection control

William Curry, M.D.

Internal medicine • Rural health • Primary care • Rural vs. urban health disparities • Socioeconomic health disparities

Candice Dye, M.D.

Water safety and children • Traveling with children • Infant safe sleep

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