Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at a increased risk for severe illness related to COVID-19.
Those considered at are older adults (aged 65 years and older) or those with any of the following medical conditions:
- asthma (moderate-to-severe);
- chronic lung disease;
- liver disease;
- serious heart conditions;
- chronic kidney disease treated with dialysis;
- severe obesity; or
- Many conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications.
Employees who have a documented medical condition that places them at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, as identified by the CDC, may submit a request for a temporary workplace adjustment by completing the Temporary COVID-19 Workplace Adjustment Request Form.