No 213 March 2021

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COVID-19 vaccine FAQs

With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine commencing in Australia, members of the community have asked us about how this will impact on people with bleeding disorders.

COVID-19 vaccine
The Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation (AHCDO) has advised HFA on answers to some common questions relating to the vaccine and bleeding disorders.
This includes links to the Australian Government information about the vaccine.

Read the COVID-19 vaccine FAQs on the HFA website  

The FAQs may be updated as more information becomes known. Please check the HFA website for updates.
AHCDO has endorsed the joint COVID-19 vaccination guidance for people with bleeding disorders, produced by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH), European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD), European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC), and U.S. National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF). This has detailed information and is available on the AHCDO website – click here.    
If you have any questions about your bleeding disorder in relation to the COVID-19 vaccine, contact your Haemophilia Treatment Centre or your treating haematologist.
HFA will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates.





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Date last reviewed: 23 March 2021