FAQs for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

FAQs for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last updated 27/07/20

Disclaimer: Information and advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly changing. We are updating the website regularly and aiming to focus our information on areas that are of most significance to people living with EB. As the situation evolves, information will vary across the four nations; you should always consult and follow the advice given by your national government, the NHS and other regulatory authorities. 

The DEBRA Community Support Team is always available to help with problem solving any issue – big or small – and to be a listening ear. We are all in this together in these uncertain times – you are not alone, so please do contact us if you need to.

We have put together these FAQs based on the questions we have so far been asked by our Members, we hope this will help ease some of your concerns. This page will be updated regularly, so please do keep checking back or contact us if you feel an important topic or issue should be addressed.


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Face masks & coverings


Medical & health


Socialising & isolation


Food supplies


Hand washing




Staying safe


Benefits & financial support