FOX23 Investigation: Which thermometer works best?

VIDEO: Which thermometer gives the most accurate results?

TULSA, Okla. — Putting thermometers to the test.

They’re a hot commodity with cold and flu season here along with fever being a symptom of COVID-19.

FOX23 Anchor Shae Rozzi went shopping and found some thermometers sold out and the ones in stock ranging in price from $5-$65+.

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With the help of a local pediatrician, they put them to the test to see if they’re accurate.

Some are off by a degree or two and the doctor says that can mean the difference of a trip to the doctor or hospital.

There’s somethings to keep in mind when thinking about buying the popular forehead infrared thermometers.

Watch what happened here:

VIDEO: Which thermometer gives the most accurate results?