During the COVID-19 pandemic, equip yourselves with information and encourage your IBD patients to do so as well. Below, you will find resources for healthcare providers and patients on COVID-19 and IBD.
Guidance for People with IBD
Get up-to-date recommendations on COVID-19 for people with IBD
, developed by Crohn's and Colitis Canada's COVID-19 Task Force
. This resource provides guidelines on IBD medications, physical distancing, travel, clinic visits, and more.
Crohn's and Colitis Canada is delivering webinars every Thursday. Each week, experts provide updates on the state of COVID-19 and share specific recommendations for people with IBD. Various panelists are invited each week to speak on different topics. Past topics include pregnancy, diet, infusion clinics, and mental health. To watch past webinars or sign up for future webinars, click here
The Public Health Agency of Canada
provides excellent information and resources on COVID-19 and the impact for Canadians.
The Surveillance Epidemiology of Coronavirus Under Research Exclusion (SECURE-IBD) is an international registry to monitor and report on outcomes of COVID-19 occurring in IBD patients. Healthcare providers can report cases
. You can also access the public data and updates
that are available.
Crohn's and Colitis Canada has developed posters for you to use in your clinic to help direct patients to their weekly webinars on COVID-19 and IBD.
To all nurses out there, thank you! We know that working on the frontlines may be challenging, tiring, and scary. You are all heroes and if CANIBD can support you in any way, please do not hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org.