Risk Management
DSHS Commissioner Hellerstedt on How Texans can Prevent COVID-19

Chronic Conditions and COVID-19

Asthma


COVID-19 and Asthma
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): People with Moderate to Severe Asthma Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Asthma & COPD Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): COVID-19 Myth Busting with Dr. Juanita Mora
Source: American Lung Association COVID-19: What People with Asthma Need to Know The risks and how to protect yourselef if you have asthma.
Source: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America




Diabetes


Telemedicine and Diabetes Using Telemedicine To Improve Care for Patients With Diabetes
Source: Diabetes in Control- News and Information for Medical Professionals
Understanding and Preparing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Source: Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists What people with diabetes need to know about COVID-19 Source: American Heart Association




Heart Disease


COVID-19 and High Risks with Heart Disease Coronavirus Precautions for Patients, Others Facing Higher Risks
Source: American Heart Association
High Blood Pressure and COVID-19 What People with High Blood Pressure Need to Know About COVID-19.
Source: American Heart Association Heart, Stroke, and COVID-19 Coronavirus: What Heart and Stroke Patients Need to Know (Video)
Source: American Heart Association American Heart Association: Coronavirus (COVID-19) American Heart Association Coronavirus homepage
Source: American Heart Association




Cancer


Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know
Source: National Cancer Institute
Common Questions About the New Coronavirus Outbreak
Source: American Cancer Society




Alzheimer's Disease


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers
Source: Alzheimer’s Association
COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19: What Older Adults Need to Know (Video)
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention




All Chronic Conditions


Underlying Health Conditions and COVID-19 Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019
United States, February 12–March 28, 2020
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) MMWR
Chronic Disease and COVID-19: What You Need to Know (PDF) Tips and information to protect yourself and your family
Source: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk PRESENTATION: Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Presentation
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COCA





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Chronic Conditions and COVID-19

Asthma


COVID-19 and Asthma
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): People with Moderate to Severe Asthma Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Asthma & COPD Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): COVID-19 Myth Busting with Dr. Juanita Mora
Source: American Lung Association COVID-19: What People with Asthma Need to Know The risks and how to protect yourselef if you have asthma.
Source: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America




Diabetes


Telemedicine and Diabetes Using Telemedicine To Improve Care for Patients With Diabetes
Source: Diabetes in Control- News and Information for Medical Professionals
Understanding and Preparing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Source: Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists What people with diabetes need to know about COVID-19 Source: American Heart Association




Heart Disease


COVID-19 and High Risks with Heart Disease Coronavirus Precautions for Patients, Others Facing Higher Risks
Source: American Heart Association
High Blood Pressure and COVID-19 What People with High Blood Pressure Need to Know About COVID-19.
Source: American Heart Association Heart, Stroke, and COVID-19 Coronavirus: What Heart and Stroke Patients Need to Know (Video)
Source: American Heart Association American Heart Association: Coronavirus (COVID-19) American Heart Association Coronavirus homepage
Source: American Heart Association




Cancer


Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know
Source: National Cancer Institute
Common Questions About the New Coronavirus Outbreak
Source: American Cancer Society




Alzheimer's Disease


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers
Source: Alzheimer’s Association
COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19: What Older Adults Need to Know (Video)
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention




All Chronic Conditions


Underlying Health Conditions and COVID-19 Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019
United States, February 12–March 28, 2020
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) MMWR
Chronic Disease and COVID-19: What You Need to Know (PDF) Tips and information to protect yourself and your family
Source: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk PRESENTATION: Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Presentation
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COCA