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Influenza and COVID-19

Last Modified: 9/21/2020

As flu season quickly approaches, it has many wondering how this year might be different amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With both viruses being respiratory illnesses and having similar characteristics, it may be hard to tell the difference between the two based on symptoms alone. We asked Joshua Kline, MD, Chief Medical Officer, PPG – Family Medicine to discuss the differences between influenza and COVID-19 plus precautions people can take to stay healthy and safe this fall.

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