Safety & Prevention

The best treatment for any disease, including COVID-19, is to never get it the first place. Here we discuss what you can do to lower your risk of contracting COVID-19, including specific details on choosing the right mask, social distancing, and other measures to lower transmission. Vaccination schedules for active immunity and monoclonal antibodies for passive immunity are all carefully explained and updated to help those with an impaired immune system due to CLL/SLL to prevent COVID-19 both before and after exposure.

Action Items for Safety & Prevention

Wear effective masks!

There are so many kinds of masks! Which ones are effective? Which ones are useless? Dr. Brian Koffman provides us with a well-referenced guide to the appropriate use of various types of face masks and respirators. Watch here.

Practice social distancing.

In this video, Dr. John Byrd discusses the importance of social distancing in the context of close family who might put the immunocompromised at risk. Watch here.

Wear effective masks!

There are so many kinds of masks! Which ones are effective? Which ones are useless? Dr. Brian Koffman provides us with a well-referenced guide to the appropriate use of various types of face masks and respirators. Watch here.

Practice social distancing.

In this video, Dr. John Byrd discusses the importance of social distancing in the context of close family who might put the immunocompromised at risk. Watch here.

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