Who is at high risk of getting Coronavirus?


The information from this page can also be found from https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ and https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

You may be at risk of getting Coronavirus if you:

  • Have had an organ transplant.
  • Are having certain types of cancer treatment.
  • Have blood or bone marrow cancers such a leukaemia.
  • Have a severe lung condition such as, cystic fibrosis or severe asthma.
  • Have a condition that makes you much more likely to get infections. 
  • Are taking medicines that weaken your immune systems. 
  • Are pregnant and have a serious heart condition. 

If you are at high risk, you will be contacted by the NHS by Sunday 29th March 2020. Do not contact your GP team during this stage - wait to be contacted. 

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