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What is a vulnerable group?

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Go to more information about vulnerable groups

People with a vulnerable health and people aged 60 and older are more likely to become very ill if they are infected with the corona virus.

On this page of the RIVM you can check whether you belong to this group.

Read more informatie about advices to vulnerable groups .

Advice to protect others

Please note
  • Stay at home if you are ill.
  • If your symptoms are mild, ask your manager/employer if you can work at home.
  • If you have symptoms, avoid physical contact with people who could become seriously ill from a cold or flu virus. Wear a face mask if physical contact is necessary, for example, when providing care.
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
  • Wash your hands often and well, even if you have no symptoms.
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of indoor areas.

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