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Ostomy Resources for Product Users

COVID-19 Support and Information

Whether you need general advice for maintaining your stoma or are looking for online support, we are here to offer a helping hand. On this page, you will find lots of useful information on measures you can take to stay safe and reassured at home.

Not sure what food to factor into your diet? Want to know how to look after your peristomal skin? Need advice from someone who has the same experiences as you? We cover all these questions and more below.

General Ostomy Advice

You can use the following resources to solve a number of potential stoma care issues while there is limited support due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please be advised that this is general advice and not intended to replace any specific guidance given to you directly by a healthcare professional.

COVID-19 Resources

Browse our COVID-19 resources for general guidance on how to stay safe during the pandemic.

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Stay Well With Self Care

Simple steps can make an extraordinary difference.

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Doing Good is Good for You

Make kindness part of your daily to-do list.

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Stoma Self Help Guide

A helpful guide to looking after your stoma at home.

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The Importance of Keeping Healthy Skin Healthy — Right From the Start

Healthy skin makes life better.

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Take a Look at Your Skin

Keeping your stoma and skin healthy.

Ostomy Support — How to Access Support Groups During the Lockdown

Here are several charities, online communities and associations you can talk to.

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Hollister Secure Start Services Shortens the Distance in Time of Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present new challenges for us all, we have ramped up support for people with ostomies and their caregivers.

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Ostomy Support Groups Go Virtual

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many ostomy support groups are now meeting online and providing virtual support.

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Stay Home, Stay Safe

Brenda Elsagher discovers the humor hidden in social distancing.

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Using Virtual Visits to Connect With Your Ostomy Care Provider
Learn how you can meet with your ostomy nurse online to get the care that you need.

Living With an Ostomy

Visit our Learning Center for resources to help live your best life with an ostomy.

6 Tips for Avoiding Leakage
6 Tips for Avoiding Ostomy Leakage

Explore some prevention tips to help you avoid leaks.

Peristomal Skin - Here's Why You Need to Keep it Healthy
Peristomal Skin: Here's Why You Need to Keep it Healthy

Find out how and why here.

Tips for Avoiding Peristomal Itching and What to do if You Already Feel Itchy
Tips to Avoid Peristomal Itching and What to Do if You Already Feel Itchy

Learn about common causes of peristomal itching and what you can do about it.

Routine Ostomy Skin Care
Better Living With Skin Barriers

Why the skin barrier in your pouching system is so important.

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Moisture Matters

Find out more about the importance of moisture.

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Tips for Coping in a Crisis

Two ostomy community leaders discuss effective ways to stay positive when times get tough.

Ostomy Products

We are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of quality in medical products, and each member of the Hollister team is committed to making a difference in the lives of people who use them.

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Prior to using any of the products referenced, be sure to read the entire Instructions for Use package insert supplied with each product for device Intended Use, Description, Contraindications, Warnings, Precautions, Adverse Events and Instructions for Use.

The information provided herein is not medical advice and is not intended to substitute for the advice of your personal physician or other healthcare provider. This information should not be used to seek help in a medical emergency. If you experience a medical emergency, seek medical treatment in person immediately.