As of April 5, 2022, there were over 80 million cases and nearly 980,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the US.1 Although many places are easing restrictions, vaccination, social distancing, hand washing, and good hygiene are still a good start for protecting those who are most vulnerable. It’s important to do what we can for this portion of our communities.
Unvaccinated seniors are among the most at risk for showing symptoms and dying of COVID-19, the disease spread by the coronavirus.2 The CDC recommends getting fully vaccinated as soon as possible.
As the world tries to slow the spread of this disease and its variants, your older friends, neighbors, and relatives are at risk for isolation and illness. Here are a few ways to help from a safe distance.