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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.

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What Should I Do?

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

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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.

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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:

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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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