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Information for vulnerable Australians

Older people (60+ years of age, or 50+ for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples) are more susceptible to getting sick with COVID-19 (coronavirus). The risk of serious illness, and in some reported cases death, increases with age, particularly those who have chronic illnesses or who may have a weakened immune system.

New South Wales Department of Health – COVID-19: Advice for aged care facilities

Centres for disease control and prevention – COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults

Administration for Community Living – What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?

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