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 are sick and think you have symptoms of COVID-19, seek medical advice, and get tested. If you want to talk to someone about your symptoms or if you need information about COVID-19 or COVID-19 vaccines, call the National coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccine helpline on 1800 020 080.
If you are concerned about your health or the health of a family member with Down syndrome, consult a medical professional.
You can also use the COVID-19 Symptom Checker. The Symptom Checker website asks you a series of questions to help you find out if you need medical help.