COVID-19 Glossary


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high-risk

Those considered high-risk include older people or those with certain underlying health conditions. These include blood disorders, chronic kidney disease, chronic liver disease, a compromised immune system, late term or recent pregnancy, endocrine disorders, metabolic disorders, heart disease, lung disease, and neurological conditions.

home isolation

Persons with COVID-19 who have symptoms or laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 who have been directed to stay at home until they are recovered. (Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/disposition-in-home-patients.html)