Respiratory illness is a major cause of unplanned hospitalizations for individuals with developmental disabilities. While people can get a respiratory illness any time, they are more likely to get one in the fall or winter months. As a supporter, it is important for you to:
- Help the people you support stay healthy and avoid respiratory illness
- Get treatment if they show signs or symptoms of illness
It is important for you to stay healthy as well.
This newsletter explains how to recognize, treat, and prevent respiratory illness. Download the newsletter using the link at the bottom of this page!
Last updated on September 10th, 2012