Coronavirus (COVID-19) - People at Risk for Serious Illness

(Updated March 26, 2020

The following is re-printed from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's  Coronavirus Disease 2019 website.  The US COPD Coalition encourages you to check the CDC website frequently for the latest up-to-date information.


If you are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, you should:


During a COVID-19 outbreak in your community, stay home as much as possible.


Individuals are considered to be at higher risk for serious illness if they are older adults or people with serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.


Other Helpful COVID-19 Resources:


Coronavirus Symptoms & Testing (including a link to a "Coronavirus Self-Checker)


How to Protect Yourself


What To Do If You Are Sick


Caronavirus Cases and Latest Updates


Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission


Workplace, School, and Home Guidance


FAQs on Essential Health Benefit Coverage and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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