COVID-19 advice for IBD patients

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IBD patients are in a group of patients classified as immunocompromised and therefore  may be at higher risk from the COVID-19 virus.

There is a wealth of information available about the challenges of living with IBD and the risks of COVID-19.  The official NZ Government COVID-19 advice can be found here:

Crohn’s and Colitis NZ have also developed a useful resource which can be found here:

The New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology issued an official statement in 2021 on the use of IBD medications in conjunction with COVID-19 immunisations -

If you have any further questions about COVID-19 and your IBD please reach out to your healthcare team.