Very high risk
The use of the term ‘extremely medically vulnerable’ has been replaced with ‘very high risk’, to avoid confusion with social vulnerability.
Those clinical conditions included here are those which have been assessed by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC*) as having a very high risk of severe COVID-19 disease, which is similar to that of those aged over 70 years of age. The list is not intended to be exhaustive and is subject to clinical judgement, particularly in the context of multiple comorbidities.
Other high risk groups
There are additional groups who can be considered at high risk of severe COVID-19 disease, again in accordance with current NIAC* advice.
Additional precautions for those at-risk
Accessing ongoing health care
Minimising Impact on Wellbeing
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