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Chronic Lung Disease

What Are The Risks?

The American Lung Association says that if you have a lung disease like asthma, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, etc., you are not more likely to get sick with the virus.


What Should I Do?

Contact your health care provider or specialist for guidance specific to your unique situation.


Medication Shortages?

Your best chance of avoiding complications from the virus should you get sick is to keep your lung disease under control with your prescribed maintenance medications.


What If I Get Sick?

Because you are at a higher risk of serious complications from COVID-19, it is important you isolate yourself and contact your health care provider immediately if you have symptoms such as:


Myths & Facts

Fact: Children with asthma are not immune to COVID-19. Although lung disease does not increase your chances of catching the virus, both children and adults with asthma or any other lung disease are at a higher risk for serious complications from COVID-19.

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