You Think It’s the Flu — Now What Should You Do?

Use our guide to learn when to call, go online or head to the ER

Don’t know whether you’re fighting a bad cold or the flu? Find your symptoms on this chart, then discover what to do next, advises Matthew Faiman, MD, Medical Director of Cleveland Clinic Express Care® Online. Getting the right care helps you — and protects those around you.

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