Update on the COVID-19 pandemic

Information regarding COVID-19 is in constant change, as is the situation regarding vaccination and prioritization for immune-compromised individuals.

If you have any COVID-19-related questions, we’ve created a specific COVID section on our website that can be accessed by clicking here or by selecting the “News & Events” tab from our homepage. In this section, you’ll find the latest news and information about the pandemic in Canada from trustworthy and reliable sources.

Any specific questions that you may have regarding the COVID-19 vaccination, delays between vaccine dosing, and prioritization within your province are best answered by your healthcare team. They’re the ones who know you and your particular situation and are therefore in a position to best address your unique concerns.

Created by, and entirely focused on, Canadians impacted by myeloma, Myeloma Canada is the only national charitable organization committed to providing you with the most up-to-date and reliable information on myeloma. Some of the ways we do this is through our monthly e-newsletter, “Myeloma Matters”, as well as through our social media platforms.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at contact@myeloma.ca or toll-free at 1-888-798-5771 with any questions regarding our programs and services.

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Friday, April 2, 2021

COVID-19 & Myeloma InfoBulletin

Myeloma Canada is committed to providing you with the most reliable, relevant and up-to-date information on the coronavirus COVID-19 and myeloma as possible. That’s why we created the COVID-19 & Myeloma InfoBulletin.

This week, we answer to some of your questions:

  • What has Myeloma Canada done regarding advocating for vaccine priority for people living with myeloma?
  • Is Myeloma Canada doing anything about the issue of vaccine dosing delays?
  • How did the vaccines get developed so quickly when it typically takes years, and as such, are they really safe?
  •  Should people with myeloma be vaccinated?
  • What are some of the side effects from the vaccine that people with myeloma can expect?
  • When should I get the vaccine?

Click here to read the InfoBulletin.