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What are the Differences Between COVID-19 and Flu Symptoms?

Flu season is looking a bit different this year thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Because both the novel coronavirus and the influenza virus are upper respiratory infections, they can appear similar at first glance. Learning the differences between the two viruses can be critical to getting tested for the correct illness and receiving the …

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How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Labor Day has passed, which makes now the opportune time to begin making necessary preparations for flu season. Flu season begins with the fall in late September, lasting throughout the cold, harsh winter months before ending in late spring. With the added concern of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, making sure you take adequate steps to …

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Should I Get a Flu Shot?

With flu season starting in the next few weeks, you may be starting to make preparations for your protection, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The flu affects millions of people per year, with up to 800,000 patients winding up in the hospital due to complications and nearly 60,000 casualties from the virus. With COVID-19 …

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What is the Difference Between COVID-19 Swab Testing & Antibody Testing?

With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing and the state of Colorado requiring masks on anyover over the age of 11 outdoors or in public areas, patients may want to know what their status is: whether or not they have or have been exposed to COVID-19 in recent weeks or months. AFC Urgent Care Lakewood offers two …

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