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Posted on: March 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Updated High-Risk Category for COVID-19 3/24/20

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As of Monday, March 23rd, the CDC has updated the high-risk category for COVID-19 to include:

-Those age 65 (+)

-Those living in long-term care facilities/ nursing homes

-Those with chronic conditions like lung disease, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, etc.

-Those with weakened immune systems including those getting cancer treatments

-Pregnant women need to be closely monitored since they are at a higher risk of getting viral infections

-Infants need to be closely monitored since they are at high risk of getting infections

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