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Am I vulnerable?

Hi I’m full of anxiety today after the government announcement as I don’t know if I come under high risk or not. I’m asthmatic. Take Symbicort 160/4.5 two puffs twice a day, have salbutamol to take when needed and take fexofenadine antihistamines 120mg. I keep trying to stop worrying but I’m a teacher. Currently working from home. But I’m in a vulnerable school so don’t know what to do.

  1. Hi BeckyB, and thanks for your post. It's understandable how you are feeling, as so many in our community have expressed similar sentiments to yours. We are all in this together!

    We do have some information published here on our asthma.net website. For your convenience I have provided the links to two of the articles.

    First, this one on the basics: https://asthma.net/news/coronavirus-immunocompromised/.

    And next, this one on reducing risk: https://asthma.net/news/prepare-coronavirus/.

    I do hope you find this information to be helpful.
    Wishing you well,
    Leon (site moderator asthma.net)

    1. Thank you Leon Lebowitz RRT and Becky for bringing up this subject! I will also follow your posted links to help keep my family with asthma safe during this increased risk of complications of COVID-19, and I will share it with others.

      1. Hi Lisa and thanks for your feedback. So glad to hear this topic and the referenced articles have been helpful for you (and your family). It's what we are all about at asthma.net.
        Please do keep us posted as to how you and your family are doing during this pandemic. Please know you are always welcome here.

        All the best,
        Leon (site moderator asthma.net)

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