Avoiding myths and misinformation

When looking for information about COVID-19, to ensure that it is accurate and reliable, it should only be sourced from trustworthy organisations, for example the World Health Organization (WHO), national health authorities and leading disability organisations.

Updates and global information

Rolling updates on the COVID-19 situation and comprehensive information about all aspects of COVID-19 and the pandemic can be found on the World Health Organization website:


Information is also available from the following continental groups:

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Staying healthy

Learning and education

Online safety

Leisure time

Support with care and finances

For support with care and finances related to COVID-19 we strongly advise making contact with a Down syndrome organisation where you are. You can find an organisation near to you in our Global Contacts map: