The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2).
According to known records, millions of people world-wide have been infected, with hundreads of thousands dead.
There is no known cure and no vaccine. Medical treatment could include invasive intubation and mechanical ventilation.
Every jurisdiction has different laws and requirements. The COVID-19 Living Will and Advance Directive available on this website was designed to meet the requirements of most jurisdictions. We cannot assure you that the COVID-19 Living Will and Advance Directive on this website meets the laws and requirements in your jurisdiction. If you want to ensure compliance with the laws in your jurisdiction, you must consult with a legal advisor in your jurisdiction.
Generally “Yes” however each jurisdiction has certain rules as to medical circumstances that deem a COVID-19 Living Will and Advance Directive to be ineffective. One example is pregnancy. You must ensure that your physician or hospital has a copy of your COVID-19 Living Will and Advance Directive.