The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic brings with it a time of uncertainty for all communities across Australia. Many members of the mito community are considered among the at-risk population and have unique needs at this time. The foundation wants to assure the mito community that it is here now more than ever to provide support. Read the foundation's response statement to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The information presented on this page is designed to help the mito community navigate this challenging time. Please use the buttons below to jump to the section relevant to you.
Latest Information and Advice
During this time of crisis, it is important to follow the advice of the Federal and State health departments. Below are links to the relevant department website, please visit these sites occasionally as information is updated frequently. For specific concerns around your health and wellbeing, please refer to your general practitioner or specialist
For 24-hour support please call the National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080
Mito Foundation Resources
Mito Connect Call - Navigating the NDIS during COVID-19
Mito Connect Call: Practical tips and staying safe with the COVID-19 disease
Wellbeing Mito Connect Call - The emotional challenges of physical symptoms
Mito Information Day - Dietary Considerations in Mitochondrial Disorders
Mental Health and Wellbeing:
- Head To Health - Australian Government's digital wellbeing platform
- Black Dog Institute - resources for Coronavirus anxiety, stress and wellbeing
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Support
If an area of support hasn't been addressed on this webpage, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 1300 977 180.