April 2021 update on the COVID-19 vaccination program

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As you will have heard the Government has recently recommended that people under 50 years of age are given the Pfizer vaccine rather than AstraZeneca.   We know that this may have resulted in the postponement of vaccinations for some of our community.  It is a confusing time with information and expectations changing rapidly.  Unfortunately, at this stage, there is no specific advice for people with TSC, and it seems unlikely that there will be in the short term.  We can certainly understand and sympathise with why members of our community may be feeling frustrated by the lack of certainty.

Update on the COVID-19 vaccination program

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Phase 1B vaccinations is now underway and you and your family may be eligible. This group includes people with specified and underlying medical conditions including ‘those living with significant disability requiring frequent assistance with activities of daily living’ and their carers. 

COVID-19 Vaccinations and TSC

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There is a lot of interest around what the plan is in regards to the rollout of the new COVID-19 vaccine.  The Australian Government has now confirmed the broad picture of the National Rollout Strategy. Here is a brief summary of what we know so far.  

Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Roadmap

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There is a lot of interest around what the plan is in regards to the rollout of the new COVID-19 vaccine.  The Australian Government has now confirmed the broad picture of the National Rollout Strategy. Here is a brief summary of what we know so far.  

Have you been impacted by COVID-19?

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Researchers at Melbourne University and the Australian Genomics Health Alliance would like your feedback. They are working on a project for which they are searching for participants to give feedback on the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on the quality … Read More

COVID-19 Children’s Book

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Talking to children about this virus isn’t always easy. The NSW Department of Health has released a great booklet to help parents talk to their young children about COVID-19. We thought you might find this a helpful resource for your … Read More

Tips for Parents in the time of COVID-19

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You may find the following tips for parents and carers in the time of COVID-19 a helpful resource. This information was shared with us by Prof Petrus de Vries, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the University of Cape Town, South Africa who specialises in TAND (TSC Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders). 

Staying well during COVID-19

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The outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has impacted people in many and varying ways all around the world. It is understandable that during this global pandemic people may be feeling afraid, worried, anxious and overwhelmed by the constantly changing alerts and media coverage regarding the spread of the virus. It is normal to feel stress about this uncertain situation. We have gathered some wellness resources to help you and your family manage your wellness and wellbeing during these times.

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