COVID-19: Vaccines, boosters, testing, and visitor guidelines. Please use ER for emergencies only. As significantly higher COVID surge looms, we ask for your help in preventing spread of the disease.

Virus

A virus is a microscopic organism that causes infection and disease. Viral illnesses can range from mild to severe. Some examples are the common cold, West Nile virus, polio, and smallpox.

 
 

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