Different Symptoms Between Cold | Flu | COVID-19

cold flu COVID19 Symptoms Thorold

If you ever wondered about the differences between cold, flu, and Covid-19 symptoms, the team at Henderson’s Pharmasave offers the following advice.


The most effective way to decrease complications and reduce the impact of the flu is to get a flu shot. Find out how to get your flu shot this year by speaking with your pharmacist at Henderson’s Pharmacy, 15 Front Street South, Thorold.

Be prepared this flu season by getting your flu shot. Phone Henderson’s at 905-227-2511 to find out how. 

Symptom similarities can cause confusion

With COVID-19 overlapping with part of the flu season, it can be hard to know what your symptoms are telling you. There are some main symptoms that are different between COVID-19, cold and the flu, but it’s easy to get them confused since they have similarities.

Check Out Symptoms on Comparison Chart

Check out our symptom comparison chart for more information.
The table does not contain complete information on each condition or diagnosis. The information is not meant to replace any information or advice that your healthcare provider has provided to you. You should call Henderson’s Pharmacy, 905-227-2511 or speak to your healthcare provider if you have any questions.

Thanks to Pharmasave for providing us with this useful chart

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If you are unsure if you have a cold, the flu or COVID-19, please speak with your healthcare provider or use the online provincial COVID-19 self-assessment tools that can be found on Pharmasave.com.

About Christina Carfagnini 7 Articles
Christina Carfagnini is proud of her hometown of Thorold, Ontario, and has a passion for healthcare and community service. A graduate of Western University ( Bachelor of Medical Sciences) and Brock University ( Masters Public Health), Christina is an M.D. Candidate currently studying at Saba University School of Medicine. Active in the community, she has also been a loyal volunteer on the Niagara Health Expo held at the Hotel Dieu Shaver. The 6th annual Expo will be held on Sat., Oct. 19, and Christina is glad to join the team of volunteers on the event planning group.