The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation issued guidelines for patients with IBD to protect themselves from COVID-19 such as talk with their gastroenterologist about medications, their health status and any precautions they should take related to COVID-19.

According to the guidance, patients should get information from either the CDC or their local health department websites for specific guidance for local risk and precautions within their community.

Individuals at high risk for COVID-19 should stay at home and avoid public gatherings with more than 10 people. Individuals at high risk

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