Care New England Health Systems
Butler Hospital: (401) 455-6200
CNE Wellness Center: (401) 732-3066
Kent Hospital: (401) 737-7000
VNA of Care New England: (401) 737-6050
Women & Infants Hospital: (401) 274-1100

Screening for Viral Upper Respiratory Infections (Colds and Influenza)

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
There are no screening tests for colds and influenza. Diagnosis and treatment begin with the onset of symptoms.

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