Infection Control

Infectious respiratory illnesses encompass a broad spectrum of conditions that affect the respiratory system, spreading from person to person through various modes of transmission. The most common current conditions include: COVID-19, Influenza and RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus).

Infectious respiratory illnesses are typically caused by viruses or bacteria and pose a significant public health concern. Preventive measures like vaccination, good hygiene practices, and isolation of infected individuals are crucial in limiting the spread of these illnesses, while early diagnosis and appropriate treatment are essential for reducing their infectious impact.

This page will provide resources to assist you in fighting off these illnesses.  

Respiratory Illnesses

Maine HAN Low Vaccination Rates (12/26/23)


Staff Contact:
Maureen Carland
Director of Quality Improvement &
Regulatory Affairs