Even though the holidays are on the horizon, it doesn’t mean your chances of getting sick are any less. Nobody wants to get sick during the holidays, but if you do, it’s important to get the right diagnosis right away. Knowing where to go right away can save you money, stress, and time that you can spend with your family.
It’s hard to distinguish coronavirus from other ailments such as cold, flu or seasonal allergies. Many people with COVID-19 only have mild symptoms. But, they can still infect others who might be more likely to develop serious health complications that can be life-threatening.
Refer to the chart below to help identify possible illness.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, you should avoid the hospital emergency room except in the event of a true emergency.
For mild symptoms, contact your primary care provider or your closest AdventHealth Centra Care. The physician will tell you how best to proceed. Make sure you tell the doctor if you are older than 65 of have any of the following health conditions.
AdventHealth wants to make sure you and your family have the healthiest holiday season yet. You can visit YourCareStartsHere.com to find the nearest AdventHealth emergency room, Centra Care urgent care, primary care, and more.