Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Informing our GBS|CIDP Foundation community is our top priority.  This week we have received a number of questions regarding COVID-19 through email, phone calls, and our social media channels.  We are providing answers from the GBS|CIDP Foundation International Global Medical Advisory Board. As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 outbreak, the Foundation is committed to providing information, answers to your questions, and updates as they are made available.

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A statement from the GBS|CIDP Foundation regarding the COVID-19

The coronavirus COVID-19 situation is evolving rapidly. In the interest of concerns and questions that the Foundation is receiving regarding the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.

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about A Statement from Executive Director, Lisa Butler, with regard to COVID-19 and Planning Ahead

NHC Webinar – Coronavirus Preparedness for People with Chronic Diseases, What Caregivers Need to Know

COVID-19 is causing significant concerns globally. Watch a recording of this March 27 Webinar produced by the National Health Council, for caregivers of patients with chronic diseases. The webinar discusses how caregivers can best avoid the illness and care for themselves while also helping those who are not well.  https://nationalhealthcouncil.org/coronavirus-preparedness-for-people-with-chronic-diseases-what-do-caregivers-need-to-know/

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Advocating for Plasma Donations and Home Infusion

The GBS|CIDP Foundation International recently led the American Plasma Users Coalition (APLUS) in creating a letter to federal and state agencies regarding two important topics to our community: plasma donations and home infusion. The Foundation and APLUS want to make sure that lawmakers are aware that plasma collection centers are considered “essential” according to the…

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COVID-19 FAQ from GBS|CIDP & Variant Community

Informing our GBS|CIDP Foundation community is our top priority.  This week we have received a number of questions regarding COVID-19 through email, phone calls, and our social media channels.  Two of the primary concerns are addressed below. The answers are provided by the GBS|CIDP Foundation International Global Medical Advisory Board. As we continue to navigate…

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NHC Webinar – Coronavirus Preparedness for People with Chronic Diseases Webinar

COVID-19 is causing significant concerns globally. Watch a recording of this March 13 Webinar produced by the National Health Council, for patients with chronic diseases. The webinar discusses how patients can best avoid the illness, and what to do if they feel sick. Watch Webinar here or visit NHC website for more information.

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