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Health Tips and Symptom Checklists At a Glance

Fall and winter germs can bring lots of symptoms and lots of questions. We want you to feel better — and feel informed. Here, helpful flu season resources are all in one place. Whether you’re wondering if you have a cold or COVID-19, or want the top tips for managing the flu, we’re always here for your family with the information and expertise you need.

Is it COVID-19, Flu, Allergies, or a Cold?

Indications of COVID-19, the flu, the common cold and even seasonal allergies can be very similar. It’s important to not dismiss mild symptoms. Trust AdventHealth Centra Care to help you with the right diagnosis and treatment.

Symptoms Allergies Cold Flu COVID-19
Body Aches ✔️ Sometimes
Chills Rarely ✔️ Sometimes
Dry Cough ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Fatigue Sometimes ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Fever Rarely ✔️ ✔️
Headache ✔️ Rarely ✔️ Sometimes
Itchy Eyes ✔️
Lost of Taste/Smell Sometimes Rarely Sometimes Sometimes
Nasal Congestion ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Rarely
Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea Sometimes Sometimes Sometimes
Runny Nose ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Rarely
Sneezing ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Sometimes
Sore Throat Sometimes ✔️ ✔️ Sometimes
Shortness of Breath Sometimes Rarely ✔️ Sometimes
Skin Rash/Discoloration Sometimes

What You Need to Know About This Flu Season and COVID-19

Medical experts are expecting flu infections to be widespread in 2021-22. Right now, it’s especially important to avoid the flu with COVID-19 so active in our communities.

Avoid Double Trouble

It is possible to have COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Protecting yourself and your family from a serious respiratory illness is essential.

Stop it Before it Starts

  • Vaccines are available to prevent both Flu and COVID-19.
  • Centra Care offers flu shots for $30 at all locations.
  • COVID-19 vaccines are available by appointment only at select Centra Care locations with no out of pocket cost.

If You’re Feeling Sick:

  • Flu and COVID-19 symptoms are similar. Get tested, receive proper treatment and feel better faster.
  • If you develop flu like symptoms, AdventHealth Centra Care has rapid COVID-19 and flu testing available onsite.

Three Steps to Avoid the Flu

Flu season is here, and flu infections are likely to tick upward soon. But you can take action to protect yourself and your family from this virus. And in the midst of COVID, it’s more important than ever to avoid contracting and spreading a serious respiratory illness.

Keep these flu-fighting tips in mind to protect your family this year.

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