Older Adults and COVID-19

Older Adults and COVID-19

The risk for severe illness with COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. band aid light icon COVID-19 Vaccines for Older Adults CDC recommends that adults 65 years and older be included among those offered the first supply of COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccine Info for Older AdultsReduce Your Risk of Getting SickEveryone, especially older adults and others at increased risk of severe illness, should take steps to protect themselves from getting COVID-19. Some older adults with cognitive, sensory, or behavioral issues might find wearing a mask difficult. Fever Temperatures Can be Lower in Older AdultsIn older adults (aged 65 and older), normal body temperature can be lower than in younger adults.

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