Household risk factors for severe COVID-19 disease

Study participants were more likely to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 if they had children in the home (compared to participants without children in the home) and if they lived in multi-unit dwellings (for example, apartment buildings) compared to participants living in single-unit dwellings. These findings may have implications for mask-wearing and other mitigation strategies inside the home immediately prior to and immediately after ‘stay at home’ orders go into effect. For more information, click here.