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How To Tell the Difference Between a Cold and the Flu

Feeling sick? Learning how to tell the difference between a cold and the flu is the first step to getting better. This guide will help you identify symptoms, remedies and prevention methods so you can stay healthy year-round.

Colf and Flu

In This Article:

  • Cold symptoms include cough, runny nose, sore throat and congestion. There is no cure for the common cold, but at-home remedies and over-the-counter medications can help.
  • Flu symptoms include body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat, headaches and more. The flu can be treated with antivirals, and a vaccine is also available.
  • To avoid getting sick, wash your hands, avoid close contact with other ill individuals, wear a mask if you’re sick and cover your cough.

Primary Care Services

If you have a cold or the flu, call 1-833-VLLYWSE or schedule an appointment with a primary care provider today.

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