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Dear Patients, Caregivers, and Advocates

FDA’s priority is your health and safety. While everyone’s daily lives are impacted during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the impact may be even greater on older adults and people of any age who have chronic medical conditions.

If you are not feeling well or have any questions about your health, please contact your health care provider (e.g., doctor, nurse).

Click the button below for resources to help address questions patients may have about FDA-regulated medical products (drugs, biologics, devices) and COVID-19.

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Learn About FDA Patient Engagement

Learn about the FDA Patient Representative Program and the Patient Engagement Collaborative to see how patients and caregivers are working with the FDA to have their voice included in medical product approvals and FDA policy.

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Guide to Submitting Comments to the FDA

Read FDA Federal Register Notices and submit your comments on current FDA draft guidances and other policy related questions that affect patients and caregivers.

Rare Diseases at FDA

Learn more about rare diseases and how FDA supports the development of treatments for rare diseases.

Contact the FDA Patient Affairs Staff

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Patients Ask FDA Contact Form

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