If you have any symptoms or are at risk, it’s especially important to stay home and avoid in-person contact with others.
Coronavirus symptoms include:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
Some people are at higher risk to get very sick from COVID-19, including:
- people over 65 years old
- people with compromised immune systems
- Individuals who have serious chronic medical conditions like:
- Heart disease
- Lung disease
If you or someone you’re close to is at higher risk, avoid going out, or limit your trips. Use delivery services whenever possible for needed supplies.
Stay in contact over the phone or online with loved ones and caregivers. Review additional guidance for high risk individuals (pdf).
Caregivers can find resources at the Department of Aging website, including guidelines to protect the health and safety of both you and your loved one from COVID-19.
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