Message from the Australian Government, Canberra.
COVID-19 symptoms can be similar to other illnesses such as a cold or flu.
Hay fever and allergies can also have similar symptoms to COVID-19, so get tested even if you think you have an allergy.
COVID-19 symptoms can include a runny nose, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, coughing, muscle pains, and headaches.
If you experience any of these symptoms, get a COVID-19 test.
To find a free testing clinic, call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. For translating and interpreting services call 131 450.
This radio ad, in English, explains the COVID-19 symptoms and how some of them can be similar to hay fever and other allergies. It’s important to get a test even if you think you have an allergy.