Many transplant recipients and their families have questions regarding COVID-19. The information and links below are designed to help give answers with currently available information, as well as links to national and international websites for regularly updated information.Please consult government and health agency websites for the most up to date protocols and information to help you stay safe.
- Shortness of breath
- Other flu-like symptoms (such as muscle aches, fatigue)
- Nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain
- Loss of sense of smell and/or taste
- Some transplant recipients may develop pneumonia.
Currently, there are no antivirals or vaccines effective against this virus, although studies to develop these are ongoing.
Health and Wellness information:
Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Text4Hope: Text COVID19Hope to 393939 (Alberta)