Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. COVID-19 is a new virus that can cause an infection in people, including a severe respiratory illness. The Australian State and Federal Governments as well as other stakeholders have produced a range of helpful resources. Follow the links on this page to take you to a document with a summary of the resources available during this period. The documents are updated routinely.
Information about COVID-19 & SCD
For other questions regarding SCD and COVID-19, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
People living with SCD are susceptible to respiratory diseases including Acute chest syndrome. Please take precautions as per instructions from different government sources. Stay home and only go out if you absolutely need to.
State COVID-19 guidelines & updates
See the links below for the latest COVID-19 updates per state.
- NSW COVID-19 Updates
- WA COVID-19 Updates
- QLD COVID-19 Updates
- SA COVID-19 Updates
- ACT COVID-19 Updates
- TAS COVID-19 Updates
- NT COVID-19 Updates
Letters to state leaders regarding COVID-19
Letters sent to State Premiers regarding COVID-19 and immunocompromised individuals, especially those living with Sickle Cell Disease.