Covid-19 Resources

Covid-19 Resources

The flu season is here. A frequently asked question is, how do I know if I have the flu? Or is it COVID-19 or just allergies?

Below is a comparison of the symptoms of COVID-19, allergies and the flu.

If you are still worried and your symptoms are not getting better, please see your doctor. There are also free COVID testing sites available.

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Symptoms COVID-19 Seasonal Allergies Flu
Fever/Chills common rare common
Shortness of Breath common never (unless person has respiratory condition triggered by allergies such as asthma) rare (unless in presence of severe illness)
Loss of Taste and/ or Smell common rare rare
Sneezing rare common sometimes
Cough common common common
Body Aches (severe) common rare common
Stuffy Nose common common sometimes
Sore Throat common common sometimes
Nausea/Vomiting sometimes never sometimes
Diarrhea common never sometimes
Headache common common common
Itchy Watery Eyes rare common never
Fatigue/ Weakness common rare common

*Developed by Melissa Pinheiro BSN, RN




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More Resources:

Download COVID Prevention Plan For JSC Agricultural Supply

Download JSC Agricultural Supply Health Check Card