Who are at greater risk for severe COVID-19 illness?
  • Adults aged 65 yrs and older
  • People with chronic underlying medical conditions, particularly those that are not well controlled
    • Cancer treatment
    • Smoking
    • Bone marrow or organ transplantation
    • Immune deficiencies
    • Poorly controlled HIV or AIDS
    • Prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune-weakening medications
    • Severe obesity (BMI > 40)
    • Diabetes
    • Chronic Kidney disease undergoing dialysis
    • Liver disease

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1. What are the reopening plans for Dartmouth businesses and organizations?
2. Who are at greater risk for severe COVID-19 illness?
3. What should I do if I feel sick?
4. When can my business reopen?
5. What are my rights as an employee during COVID-19?
6. Where can I get help for unemployment?
7. How are Governor Baker’s orders, home isolation, & social distancing guidelines being enforced in the Town of Dartmouth?
8. What’s the difference between self-isolation and self-quarantine?
9. What happens if I test positive for COVID-19 / am in close contact of someone who tests positive?