|Maine Medicine Weekly Update
October 31, 2021
US CDC Adds Certain Mental Health Conditions to List of High-Risk Individuals Eligible for Booster Shots
Having mood disorders, including depression, and schizophrenia spectrum disorders can make you more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19.
The determination allows people with the diagnoses to be eligible for COVID-19 booster shots.
A recent analysis found a link between mood disorders and risk of severe and fatal COVID-19.
Get more information:
US CDC COVID-19 Resources: People with Certain Medical Conditions
NIMH - Shareable Resources on Coping with COVID-19 (nih.gov)
NIMH - Depression (nih.gov)
Mood Disorders - MentalHealth.gov< Previous Article | Next Article >
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