Questions on HIV and the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Published: 24 March 2021

Recently, the Dutch Association of People with HIV (Hiv Vereniging) has received a great many questions about HIV and the coronavirus. Our Medical Officer is keeping up with developments and issuing updates when there is news. Below we answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Please note: this article was updated on December 21st, 2021.

We try to keep our recommendations as up-to-date as possible, but always consult the RIVM (Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment) for the most recent recommendations. Click here to access the RIVM’s most current information. You can also call 0800-1351 if you have a question. When you are in foreign country you can call +31 20 205 1351.


Have you still got questions that haven’t been answered here?

Check to see whether you can find the answer in the Q&A from the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment). Do you have other questions about HIV and the coronavirus? Or do you want to talk to someone with HIV? Contact the Service Point (Servicepunt) of the Hiv Vereniging via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 020 – 689 25 77 (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14:00 to 22:00).



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