Not sure if you've got a cold, the flu or COVID-19? The symptoms are so closely related it's got many people questioning what they really have. To make things simple, here is a compiled list from our providers with guidance from the CDC to help you determine the similarities and differences between the flu and COVID-19.
Here we’ve compiled all the frequently asked questions, as well as the facts regarding the similarities and differences between the flu and COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
SIMILARITIES & DIFFERENCES: INFLUENZA VS COVID-19
*While symptoms alone cannot help you fully determine if you have COVID or the flu, here is a chart to help you understand the similarities and differences between Influenza and COVID-19 symptoms.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE COVID-19 OR THE FLU?
Since COVID, Influenza, and other respiratory illnesses are similar, determining the cause of illness cannot be based on symptoms alone-testing must be done.
When to seek emergency medical condition:
QUARANTINE VS ISOLATION-WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Isolate when you have been infected with the virus or have tested positive.
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