Wellness Wisdom – COVID-19

March 28, 2020

Flu Pollen COVID-19Have you notice “yellow stuff” all over the ground and cars. That means pollen is here and allergy season is among along with Flu season and COVID-19. Here are some differences to tell them apart.

Allergies symptoms include:

  • Sneezing
  • Itchy nose, eyes or roof of the mouth
  • Runny, stuffy nose
  • Watery, red or swollen eyes

Treatment of seasonal allergies may include over-the-counter or prescription antihistamines, nasal steroid sprays and decongestants, and avoidance of exposure to allergens where possible. Seasonal allergies may last several weeks.

Flu symptoms include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Muscle aches
  • Fatigue & weakness
  • Chills & sweats
  • Congestion
  • Sore Throat

The flu is treated primarily with rest and fluid to let the body fight the infection on its own. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory pain.


Written by LaVella Head