Mental Illnesses and COVID-19 Risks
Just like people who are immunocompromised or have cancer, people with some mental illnesses are at a high risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Mental illnesses including depression and schizophrenia spectrum disorders are associated with increased rates of COVID-19 hospitalization.
If you have a mental illness, as soon as you test positive for COVID-19, you should talk with your health care provider about available treatments.
Learn more at cdc.gov/coronavirus