Protecting Individuals who are at Higher Risk

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Individuals who are at 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 higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, including if you are immunocompromised. You should also take extra precautions if you live or work with someone who is at higher risk.

The best thing to do to protect yourself and others who are at higher risk is to wear a mask around higher-risk individuals and get the vaccine. Learn more here.