What is your risk of having severe COVID-19?
There are many factors that can put you at high risk of developing severe COVID-19 if you get infected. With severe COVID-19, your symptoms can become serious enough to put you in the hospital or may even lead to death. You may be at high risk if any of the factors below describe you – so check the ones that apply, and then download or email yourself the completed checklist. This will help you when you speak with your healthcare provider about your COVID-19 treatment options.
Risk factors for developing severe COVID-19 include:
* Other factors may put you at high risk and are not limited to those listed above.
If you have any risk factors, speak to your healthcare provider about possible treatments for symptomatic COVID-19
Be ready to ACT fast
When you have COVID-like symptoms, it’s time to ACT fast.
Remember, COVID-19 moves fast, and so can you.
If you have a risk factor listed above, you are more likely than someone with no risk factors to have worsening symptoms that could lead to hospitalization, or even death.
Feel different? Check to see if it might be early signs of COVID-19
Symptoms that seem like the beginning of a cold or flu could be signs of COVID-19.
Although symptoms vary from person to person, some of the commonly reported mild to moderate symptoms include:
Use this list to help you recognize COVID-19 symptoms early
Available treatments must be taken as soon as possible from when symptoms first appear
Turn to an expert for proper assessment and treatment advice