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People living with liver health conditions 

Please note this information was prepared on 19 March 2020. It is not intended to replace medical advice.

Global research suggests that older people and people with chronic health conditions, including those that are liver-related, are at higher risk of becoming seriously ill or dying from COVID-19 than the average population.

The reasons for this increased risk are still being investigated and are likely to be complex.

Further information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at the Department of Health and Human Services website.

If you suspect you have Coronavirus call the 24/7 Australia wide hotline on 1800 675 398

Download Factheet: COVID-19 and liver conditions

Looking after yourself and others

Lifestyle factors are important when caring for your liver, either for prevention or maintenance of a liver condition. We have developed four lifestyle guides to provide tips and advice about healthy living that provide guidance and suggestions for:

Eating Well

 

  Getting Active

 

  Feeling Well

 

  Drink Aware

 The LiverWELL app is also available for download on your Android or iphone.

General advice for the wider community:

  

Further info

  • Latest updates from the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Infosheet: What Liver Health patients should know about the 2019 novel coronavirus (read/download pdf)
  • Got a liver health related question call our Victoria wide Hepatitis Infoline 1800 703 003 (or if you're interstate call 1800 437 222)