Individuals who are at a higher risk should take extra precautions because they are more likely to suffer severe illness from COVID-19.
You should take extra precautions if you are at a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, including if you are immunocompromised. You should also take extra precautions if you live or worth with someone who is at higher risk. If you are at higher risk and need extra help to follow these guidelines, you may be able to get help so you can stay home and keep yourself safe. You can call 1-877-424-4640. They are open Monday through Friday, from 8 am, to 5 pm.
They may be able to help you with things like:
- Groceries or medicine delivered to your home
- Transportation to and from appointments
- Or if there are other challenges that make it hard for you to stay home and keep yourself safe.
See higher risk individual PDF. ( English / Español ) Read more information here http://coronavirus.utah.gov/protecting-high-risk-individuals/ and here https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/older-adults.html
Get more information on the following topics here: https://coronavirus.utah.gov/protecting-high-risk-individuals/
- Who is at higher risk?
- What should you do to protect yourself if you are at a higher risk?
- What you should know about close contact with someone who is at higher risk?
- What should you do if you live with someone who is at a higher risk?
- How can you protect someone who is at higher risk in the workplace?
- Long-term care and assisted living facilities
- Congregate care settings (group homes, residential treatment and support centers, and homeless shelters)
- Correctional facilities
- Homeless populations
Read more information on People at Increased Risk at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/index.htm