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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource

September 2021 | National Consortium - DSMIG-USA, Global, LuMind IDSC, NDSC, NDSS, NTG

On March 1, 2021, a new resource on COVID-19 and Down syndrome was completed by a national consortium of organizations: the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA (DSMIG-USA), Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global), LuMind IDSC Foundation (LuMind IDSC), National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), and National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG). Updated versions were completed on 5/12/2021 and 9/10/2021. 

This new resource includes updates about COVID-19 and information about COVID-19 vaccinations. It can be reviewed in English and Spanish at the links below from the websites of the organizations in the national consortium.

Current Version
COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource (9/10/2021)
Previous Versions
COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource (5/12/2021)
COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource (3/1/2021)
This resource builds on information provided in the Q&A on COVID-19 and Down Syndrome that was published and updated in 2020. 

Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.