COVID-19 is very much a part of our world. It is challenging for everyone but even more so for living with mitochondrial disease. MitoCanada is here to help with up-to-date information, resources and recommendations. Check this page regularly for new resources.

Letter to the Federal Minister of Health | Earlier Access to Second Doses of COVID-19

MitoCanada joined multiple Canadian health charities in issuing a letter to the Federal Minister of Health, urging provincial governments to shorten the interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses for those living with pre-existing health conditions.

READ THE STATEMENT

COVID-19 Vaccines | Addressing Patient and Caregiver Concerns

This webinar, presented by Dr. Anne Pham-Huy, addresses patient and caregiver concerns about COVID-19 vaccines, misinformation and/or vaccine hesitancy.

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International Mito COVID-19 Study

To understand the response to, and improve treatment of, COVID-19 for those with mitochondrial disease is critical. The Highly Specialized Service for Rare Mito. Disorders in London is creating a database of mito patients who contract COVID-19.

ABOUT THE STUDY

COVID-19 Vaccines Update | Webinar

Watch the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) recent webinar on COVID-19 vaccines with the rare disease community.

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COVID-19 Webcast

We all have questions about how to live safely with mitochondrial disease and COVID-19. Learn what clinicians Dr. Aneal Khan and Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky recommend for families and caregivers.

WATCH THE WEBCAST

COVID-19 and Mitochondrial Disease FAQs

MitoCanada wants you to have the answers to the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and how it affects those living with mitochondrial disease. Have a look at our responses to questions about patient risks, prevention and patient care.

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COVID-19 Patient and Caregiver Checklist

Quickly and easily accessing the information you need can help relieve fear and uncertainty. MitoCanada has put together a one-page checklist of recommendations to help protect your health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

READ THE CHECKLIST

COVID-19 Testing Information

Worried you might have COVID-19? Check out the province-by-province breakdown of assessment tools, test information and who to call if you think you might have COVID-19.

GET TESTED

COVID-19 Health Precautions

Special considerations need to be made for those taking immune-suppressing medications and living with neurological disorders when at home, school and work. MitoCanada has summarized important points to consider in a one-page guide.

READ OUR GUIDE