Coronavirus Vulnerable Adult Advice

 

Advice for adults with adrenal insufficiency

Addison's Disease Self-Help Group have kindly put together this helpful guide to vulnerability and vaccination priority in regard to COVID-19. This has been written by their highly qualified Clinical Panel

 

Click here to read the guidance >

 

Adults with diabetes insipidus

Priority Groups for coronavirus vaccines:  The government has issued a list of people considered vulnerable - you can find more guidance about who should get a vaccine, and when from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisations (JCVI).

Whilst diabetes insipidus is not specifically mentioned in this guidance, the following criteria apply to people with diabetes insipidus: Category 6: “People aged 16 to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious illness or death from coronavirus. This decision will be based on the health care professional responsible for their care and category 6 should be taken as a minimum requirement.’