Aching body? Fatigue? Congestion? It could be influenza or coronavirus.

Symptoms of the seasonal flu and COVID-19 could be quite similar. (Photo: Getty Images)

As we prepare for the upcoming flu season, there has been much speculation around a possible “twindemic” with the combined resurgence of coronavirus in the fall and winter. Because of overlapping symptoms between the flu and coronavirus, Crystal Run Healthcare physicians and medical experts are urging everyone 6 months of age and older to get vaccinated for the flu this year.

If you’re feeling under the weather, take note of your symptoms in order to describe them to the health care facility you plan to visit. Most facilities, including Crystal Run Healthcare, have a coronavirus hotline. If you’re experiencing virus symptoms, be sure to call first before showing up to any health care building or