People with mitochondrial disease, and their carers, understandably have many questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine as Australia begins to roll out the national vaccination program. While we cannot provide medical advice, we have collated some useful resources for you below. 

Please consult your medical practitioner regarding questions specific to your existing health concerns. 

If you have questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccination program please call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.

Support Services

Our dedicated Patient Pathways Nurse will help with your care needs, including emergency planning and at-home care plan.

Call the Mito Helpine to talk to a support officer for general advice, assistance in seeking a referral or more information on Mito Foundation support services.

We encourage members to share their day-to-day experiences with mito, tips and advice on living with mito and ask about others’ experiences.

We have increased the frequency of our Mito Connect Calls to help address the community's concerns around COVID-19

Latest Information and Advice

It is important to follow the advice of the Federal and State health departments.  Below are links to the relevant department website, please visit these sites occasionally as information is updated frequently.  For specific concerns around your health and wellbeing, please refer to your general practitioner or specialist

For 24-hour support please call the National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080

Mito Foundation Resources

Third-party Resources

We will continue to update this page as new information and resources become available.