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DOH-Charlotte Recommendations for a Safe & Healthy Fourth of July Weekend

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Charlotte County, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County (DOH-Charlotte) wants to make sure residents and visitors stay safe this holiday weekend. Whether it is a trip to the beach, an outdoor picnic, a day on the boat, or simply playing outside, follow these tips for a healthy holiday weekend.

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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