LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Many sicknesses such as a cold, allergies, flu, and COVID-19 share similar symptoms.
Some common signs a person has become sick include sore throat, cough, fever, fatigue, runny nose, aches and pains, and an upset stomach in a variety of combinations.
Causes include environmental irritants such as allergens or infections, often from bacteria or viruses.
COVID-19 shares some initial similar symptoms with other common respiratory infections.
Although our understanding of COVID-19 continues to expand, the following chart shows the breakdown of typical symptoms by type of ailment.
Baptist Health Urgent Care centers provide testing for both flu and COVID-19. Flu shots are also available. Walk-ins are welcome or for added convenience, schedule a same or next day visit online with Hold My Spot®.