COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease)

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COVID-19 is a lung disease caused by a novel coronavirus first detected in late 2019. COVID-19 and its symptoms can range from mild to severe. Anyone can get COVID-19, but some individuals are more at risk for severe disease than others. The majority of people recover from COVID-19 within a few weeks, but it can be life-threatening. Currently, four COVID-19 vaccines are widely available for everyone 6 months of age and older.

Vaccine Information

Get recommendations around COVID-19 vaccination and other steps you can take to help protect against COVID-19.

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What to Do If You Test Positive

If you test positive for COVID-19, there are things you need to do to take care of yourself and help stop the spread of disease to others.

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Long COVID Support Community

Join our online support community to connect with others who have lingering or delayed symptoms from COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Updates

The American Lung Association is monitoring changes to COVID-19 vaccination, testing and treatment coverage and availability and has developed this easy-to-use guide to provide updated information.
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Latest COVID-19 Posts

Call the Lung HelpLine

Our Lung HelpLine is answering questions about COVID-19. Contact our Lung HelpLine by calling 1-800-LUNGUSA or submitting a question online.

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