Staying healthy during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As a lung transplant patient, or pre transplant candidate, you and your family will understandably be aware of the potential concerns associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

To support you we have compiled this useful resource which we will update as relevant.


COVID-19 Useful Information

Transplant Australia: How to Stay Healthy during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Videos, Updates, Background information, FAQs and Useful Links

Alfred Health COVID-19 and Pre-Existing Conditions
Outpatient appointments, Patient resource downloads including for lung transplant recipients

Lung Foundation: COVID-19 Resources
What is coronavirus and COVID-19, How does it spread, Who is at risk, Preventing the spread, Who should wear a facemask, When to seek medical advice, Have a plan if you get sick, How is COVID-19 treated, Tips for reducing the spread in your home, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

Australian Government Department of Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Alert Resources
Current status, Symptoms, Protect others and stop the spread, If you’re concerned, Advice for people most at risk, Health and aged care sector advice, Government response

World Health Organization: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
Public advice, Country & technical guidance, Your questions answered, Travel advice, Situation reports, Media resources, Research & Development, Strategies, plans & operations, Mythbusters

The Conversation: COVID-19 Articles
Articles written by academics

The European Society for Organ Transplantation( ESOT) webinar
Discusses the European experience in relation to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic however includes general information.

Annual lung transplants
Age of youngest lung recipient
Alfred post 5 year survival %
Years since first lung transplant

Australian statistics

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