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is it seasonal allergies, covid-19, asthma, a cold or the flu?

By Barrow Group Staff / August 04, 2020

Ceaseless reporting on Covid-19 has many people living in fear about contracting the illness.  With symptoms, these fears can turn into irrational terrors that are neither logical nor beneficial.  If you suffer from seasonal allergies, August is a common time to experience symptoms that include  coughing, sneezing and headaches.  Some of these symptoms are also experienced by people with Covid-19.  It's important to pinpoint the differences between them. 

This chart, by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, can help you figure out if you may be feeling symptoms of asthma, allergies or a respiratory illness like COVID-19, the flu or a cold.  If you have a fever and a cough, call your doctor. If you have seasonal allergies, there are things you can do to treat it at home.symtpoms

 

 

Topics: workplace safety, wellness, COVID-19, Center for Disease Control, Seasonal Allergies

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