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.
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
- COVID-19 vaccines
- Information for people with disability about COVID-19 vaccines
- Mitochondrial Medicine Society's Response to COVID19 Vaccine
Mental Health and Wellbeing:
- Head To Health - Australian Government's digital wellbeing platform
- Black Dog Institute - resources for Coronavirus anxiety, stress and wellbeing
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Support
We will continue to update this page as new information and resources become available.