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.
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
Eosinophil Responses During COVID-19 Infections and Coronavirus Vaccination - Lindsley AW, Schwartz JT, Rothenberg ME, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2020),
Looking after people with existing health conditions during COVID-19 - Minister for Health Media Release
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.
Allergic Living - free COVID-19 and Food Allergies magazine download
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:
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