Human coronaviruses are common throughout the world. The most recent coronavirus, COVID-19, is very similar to the influenza virus. To help you understand both viruses a little better, this chart explains how the flu and COVID-19 are similar and how they are different.
*Our understanding of COVID-19 develops and changes daily. The information provided here is based upon what is currently known about the virus.
The flu season will last until the end of March and cases occur as late as May. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine every year.
To get the flu shot, contact your North Ohio Heart/Ohio Medical Group primary care physician, or if you don’t have one, you can find a doctor online.