Photo and story published Nov. 9, 2020, by The Columbus Dispatch:
People with compromised immune systems are at a higher risk of having a severe illness from COVID-19.
“Compromised immune systems means you get COVID-19 very easily and you could end up in the hospital very easily,” said Chuck Gehring, president and CEO of LifeCare Alliance, which provides essential services to thousands of seniors and people with medical challenges or disabilities in central Ohio.
“You’ve got a compromised immune system and that’s a problem to fight off COVID-19,” Gehring said. “You’re just not as strong.”