ausEE Inc.

a charity dedicated to improving lives affected by eosinophilic disorders

COVID-19 Resources

There can be little doubt that we are experiencing unprecedented difficult times in our community and indeed the world right now.


We know there is an overwhelming amount of information at the moment on the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s important we receive our information from credible sources. The below are links to sites and resources we have found helpful.

Australian Government - Coronavirus (COVID‑19)


healthdirect - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

healthdirect - COVID 19 Symptom Checker


Department of Health - Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert


Coronavirus (COVID-19): National Health Plan resources


Department of Health - Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources


World Health Organization - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic


ASCIA - COVID-19 information


Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia - COVID-19 Information and Updates


GESA – COVID-19 Resources


SECURE-EoE/EGID Registry - an International registry for healthcare providers to register all cases of COVID-19 in EoE and EGID patients


RDCRN - COVID Survey - Research survey for rare disease patients and their families about impacts of COVID‑19 - United States participants only


Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders - Info on Eosinophilic Diseases and COVID-19


Video Message from CEGIR: COVID-19


Eosinophil Responses During COVID-19 Infections and Coronavirus Vaccination  - Lindsley AW, Schwartz JT, Rothenberg ME, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2020), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2020.04.021.


Rare Voices Australia – COVID-19: Information and Useful Resources

 

Asthma Australia - Coronavirus and COVID-19

Asthma Australia - FAQs Asthma and COVID-19


The Australasian College of Dermatologists - COVID-19 Updates


dsc - Supporting People to Stay Infection Free

dsc - COVID-19 Resources and Policy for People with Disability and Providers


NDIS - Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and support


TGA - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information on medicines and medical devices


Helping you get your medicine if you are confined to your home


COVID-19 National Health Plan – Home Medicines Services information for consumers


NPS Medicinewise – Being medicinewise during COVID-19


COVID-19 Update from Nutricia


Prime Minister of Australia – Media Centre

 

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

National Cabinet – recommencement of category 2 and some important category 3 procedures across the public and private hospital sectors


COVID-19 National Health Plan – Primary Care – Bulk Billed MBS Telehealth Services


COVID-19: Whole of population telehealth for patients, general practice, primary care and other medical services 


MBS Online - COVID-19 Temporary MBS Telehealth Services 


Centre for Online Health - What is telehealth and is it right for you?

Centre for Online Health - A telehealth guide for patients


RACGP - Expert Advice Matters


Looking after people with existing health conditions during COVID-19  - Minister for Health Media Release


National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

 

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Have you been finding it hard to get the food you need to meet your dietary requirements/allergies? These links provide the latest updates from Australia's major supermarkets and helpful links for purchasing allergy friendly foods online. 


Woolworths - Latest Updates


Coles – COVID-19 Latest Updates


Aldi - Latest Update and Store Information


IGA - Latest Updates and Store Information


Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia -  Access to food/medication/product update


ausEE - Allergy Friendly Foods


Allergic Living - free COVID-19 and Food Allergies magazine download

 

Download the “Coronavirus Australia” government app in the Apple App Store and on Google Play or visit www.australia.gov.au


Access a new messaging service on WhatsApp by typing oz.gov.au/WhatsApp

 

COVID-19 is changing the way we work and the way we live. We are part of an evolving situation where we don’t know what will happen next. Feeling uncertain, overwhelmed, scared, sad, confused or angry is common and expected. Here are some helpful links concerning our mental health:


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Looking After Your Mental Health fact sheet

 

Head to Health - COVID-19 Support


Beyond Blue - Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak


Black Dog Institute - Coronavirus: Resources for anxiety, stress & wellbeing


The Wellness Society - Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

 

How do you explain the Coronavirus pandemic to your child?


Here are some helpful resources:


Jazz phones Dr Mike about Coronavirus – a video by The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne


Coronavirus ; a book for children - a free book download by Nosy Crow 


Hi. This is Coronavirus – a free book download by SA Health


Birdie and the Virus - a free book download by Children's Health Queensland


Covid-19 school/school student strategies by GPS Can


Supporting your child to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic – RCH Fact Sheet

 

Thank you to all the frontline healthcare workers and to those working behind the scenes. To each and every person contributing to the health and wellbeing of all Australians through this challenge, we thank you.


We sincerely hope that you and your loved ones stay safe, well and connected. We are facing this COVID-19 crisis together and we will get through this together.

 

Please note that the information on this page is for general information purposes only. All information and links have been sourced from both national and international resources and is subject to change rapidly as the situation evolves and new information becomes available. This information does not replace information and professional medical advice provided by your doctor or other health care professional.

 

Page last modified: 11 May, 2020