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The Flu or Coronavirus: What to Do

Boosting Your Immune System: Coronavirus Edition

The new coronavirus has some symptoms similar to the flu. So, it is important that you are aware of these, especially the differences. This way, it will be easier for you and your doctors to determine whether or not you require urgent care in Sebastopol, California.

Some of the common symptoms are fever, cough, sore throat, and a runny or stuffy nose, some instances vomiting and diarrhea are present as well. Flu symptoms often appear suddenly, and most people who get the flu recover in less than two weeks. Very few of our patients here at Progressive Urgent Care – Sebastopol get flu symptoms severe enough to warrant urgent care services.

In the case of COVID-19, reported symptoms have varied from mild to severe and can include a fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you are experiencing all of these, please seek out a health care clinic to get checked. It takes 5-6 days, on average, or someone who is infected to exhibit the symptoms, it can even take up to 14 days.

If you start to feel ill and have a gut feeling that this is not something you can take to a walk in clinic in California, call your doctor and set up an appointment.

We hope you are safe and healthy. Stay at home and minimize physical contact. Keep safe from COVID-19.

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