I am a cancer patient. What should I do to protect myself fromCOVID-19?

Because cancer treatments weaken the body's immune system, cancer patients are among those athigher risk of severe illness fromCOVID-19. To protect yourself fromCOVID-19, follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)recommendations for people who need to take extra precautions.

Should I wear a face mask?

Mayo Clinic now requires all patients, visitors and staff to wear a face covering or mask while at Mayo Clinic.See the疾病预防控制中心's information on theuse of cloth face coverings to help slow the spread ofCOVID-19.

In addition, please continue to follow the疾病预防控制中心'srecommendations for people at high risk ofCOVID-19.

我听见梅奥Clinic is limiting the number of visitors on its campuses. Does this apply to appointments for cancer care?

Yes. To protect all of our patients and staff, Mayo Clinic is limiting the number of visitors on our campuses while there is a threat ofCOVID-19transmission.

Please see current visitor guidelines for your Mayo Clinic care location:

I need to fly to Mayo Clinic for chemotherapy. Is it safe to do so?

Mayo Clinic recommends travelers follow疾病预防控制中心recommendations.

Depending on your circumstances, your care team may recommend that you seek care closer to home or seek temporary housing close to your Mayo Clinic location. Talk to your care team about what is best for you.

I need to travel to Mayo Clinic to participate in a cancer clinical trial. Is it safe to do so?

Talk to your study team about any concerns you have about traveling to participate in a clinical trial.

Additional questions and answers about COVID-19 for all Mayo Clinic patients

Questions and answers about COVID-19 for all Mayo Clinic patients Specific questions and answers about COVID-19 for transplant patients

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