ausEE Inc.

a charity dedicated to improving lives affected by an eosinophilic disease

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

Continuity of Care Collaboration - An open letter to Australia

Continuity of Care Collaboration - An open letter to Victorians

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:

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




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

Access a new messaging service on WhatsApp by typing


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: 28 July, 2020