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People living with liver health conditions 

Latest updates from the Department of Health and Human Services or call 1800 675 398 if you suspect you have coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.

How is COVID-19 affecting your liver health care? Complete our short survey to provide your insights into how the pandemic has affected access to testing and treatment, and management of viral hepatitis and liver health generally during this time.

Factheet: COVID-19 and liver conditions (download pdf)

General advice for the wider community:

  

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.

Further info

  • Latest updates from the Department of Health and Human Services or call 1800 675 398 if you suspect you have coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Infosheet: What Liver Health patients should know about the 2019 novel coronavirus (read/download pdf)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
  • Got a liver health related question call our Victoria wide Hepatitis Infoline 1800 703 003 (or if you're interstate call 1800 437 222)
  • Please note this information is not intended to replace medical advice.