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Coronavirus help and advice

We are aware that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is a time of concern for everyone, especially if you have or are caring for someone with cystic fibrosis. The outbreak is a developing situation, and we are working with a panel of experts to answer some of the questions our community have been asking. We will continue to update our website with the latest information.


To help you find what you’re looking for quickly and easily, we have grouped our information and support into the following key areas. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or you need immediate support, please contact our Helpline.


Coronavirus, staying at home and shielding

Important information for people with CF and their loved ones about coronavirus (COVID-19), and what social distancing and social shielding measures you should be taking.

Financial support and welfare advice

Resources and information from the Trust, as well as useful external websites and services, that can provide financial and welfare support to families living with cystic fibrosis during this time.

The impact on your CF care

Information on how the COVID-19 outbreak could affect your routine CF care, what to do if you contract COVID-19 and other frequently asked questions.

Mental and physical health

Helpful advice on how you can maintain your emotional and physical wellbeing through a range of activities.

Government and clinical advice

The latest information from the Government and the UK CF Medical Association on how those with CF can best cope with COVID-19.

Emergency appeal

We are doing all we can to try and support people with cystic fibrosis and their families through this unprecedented time. In the last few weeks we have seen an enormous increase in the demand for our emergency support services. Please consider donating today to help us continue our vital work.

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