The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is normally located in the lower front of the neck. The thyroid’s job is to make thyroid hormones, which are secreted into the blood and then carried to every tissue in the body. Thyroid hormone helps the body use energy, stay warm and keep the brain, heart, muscles, and other organs working as they should. Click on any category below for more specific information on thyroid disease.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Thyroid:

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Thyroid: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

ATA Statement on COVID-19

American Thyroid Association

ATA Statement on COVID-19
(April 2, 2020)

Thyroid disease and coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Statement from the British Thyroid Association
Issued 5 March 2020 (updated 25 March 2020)

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