The arrival of the fall and winter months signals many things, including flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity peaks between December and February. It’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread this fall and winter.

Many symptoms of the common cold, the flu and COVID-19 are similar, so learn how to differentiate between them on the next page.

Flu Prevention
The flu vaccine is your best chance of preventing the illness, and it’s more important than ever this year.