Caregiving in the Time of CoVid-19, #17 Allergy Symptoms vs. Coronavirus

CoVid19 vs Allergies

While my family members are careful to wash hands, practice social distancing, and regularly clean surfaces, sometimes when one of us gets a drippy nose or a tight chest we panic, at least for a couple of minutes, wondering whether we have CoVid-19. Then we discovered this chart, a health alert from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) which made us feel better.

This CDC graphic may be useful for people who have allergies and, like me, occasionally worry about whether they might actually have CoVid-19.

The chart compares four illnesses that sometimes present similar symptoms, and it notes which symptoms are most common for each condition,

Click Coon the image to access the downloadable PDF.


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