We know that Coronavirus COVID-19 is causing a lot of worries for people, we aim to provide information, support and reassurance during this challenging time. 

We are regularly updating these pages as we get new information. 

CHIVA staff are here and happy to talk to any children, young people and families living with HIV who may be feeling worried. Please do get in touch with us if you need to. 

What is COVID-19? 

COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that affects the lungs and airways. COVID-19 stands for CoronaVirus Disease 2019. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).


We have a well-being page full of ideas for you, including our Support Camp yoga instructor’s specially recorded short yoga sessions that can easily be done at home.