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Vulnerable populations at risk for severe COVID-19:Certain populations are at greater risk of progressing to severe disease and warrant more significant consideration for prophylaxis or treatment. Patients who are older (≥65 years), have comorbidities, or are immunocompromised are at higher risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. When necessary, providers should prioritize treating patients at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19 illness, including older and immunocompromised individuals and those with clinical risk factors.

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