Symptoms of COVID-19 - fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath

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Information for primary health care services supporting people with disability

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Publication date: 
20 May 2020
Last updated: 
26 May 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

The fact sheet covers:

  • whether people with intellectual or developmental disability are at greater risk of COVID-19
  • what role primary health care can play
  • how the risk of COVID-19 is different for people with intellectual or developmental disability
  • what to consider when providing routine health care during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • what to consider when assessing people with intellectual or developmental disability
  • what to consider when making treatment decisions
  • where to get more information