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

COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource

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

ARCHIVED: This resource has been archived and will no longer be updated. More recent COVID-19 resources can be found in this section of our Resource Library.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a national consortium of organizations has shared a document with information on COVID-19 and Down syndrome. The organizations in the consortium are 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). 

The newest version was shared on 11/16/2021. 

This resource includes updates about COVID-19 and information about COVID-19 vaccinations, including vaccinations for children ages 5-11 and boosters for adults. It can be reviewed at the link below and on the websites of the organizations in the national consortium.

Current Version
COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource (11/16/2021)
Previous Versions
COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource (9/10/2021)
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.