COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information
People with Down syndrome are more susceptible to developing severe symptoms from COVID-19, which could lead to hospitalisation.
If you feel unwell or need COVID-19 advice for someone in your care, speak to your preferred general practitioner.
You can also talk to a nurse by calling the healthdirect helpline on 1800 022 222.
For online information about COVID-19 support services and resources, isolating requirements, vaccines and testing, please visit healthdirect.gov.au/covid.
You can also use the healthdirect Symptom Checker. The Symptom Checker website asks you a series of questions to help you find out if you need medical help.
Last updated: 5 December 2023