COVID-19 update, where we are today and what is in place to help protect me this winter?

The aim of this webinar is to inform leukaemia patients and their families on COVID-19 recommendations and available strategies to aid navigating during the coming winter.

26 September 2022

Join us tomorrow on Monday 26th September as we’ll be joined by Professor and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Immunology, who will be discussing topics such as the flu vaccine, and COVID-19 boosters, as well as providing advice on staying healthy this winter.

What questions and advice will be covered? 
Due to the high number of attendees, we are not always able to answer each individual’s question, however, we aim to explore a large variety of topics such as:

  • Who is eligible for seasonal flu jabs and COVID-19 boosters this autumn and winter?
  • When are these available to different groups?
  • What type of vaccines are recommended this year?
  • What day-to-day measures should leukaemia patients employ this winter to avoid infection?
  • What other therapies are available or under review for protecting the immunocompromised?

We will be joined by:

Professor Alex Richter, Honorary Consultant in Clinical Immunology, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy

Webinar details

When: Monday 26th September, 3:30pm
Where: Online via Zoom and Facebook Live
Who: Leukaemia Care with specialist panel
Registration fee: Free

How do I join the webinar? 

The webinar is being hosted on Zoom and Facebook, meaning you can choose a platform to suit you. Zoom is the best place to ask questions, but if you join via Facebook we will try and get all the questions sent over to our panel; however, please expect a delay.

Information on how to join via Zoom or Facebook is below. 

Watch via Zoom

To join via Zoom, all you need to do is register your attendance before the webinar starts. You will then receive an email inviting you to join the webinar on the day.

Watch via Facebook

To join via Facebook, all you need is a Facebook account. Once logged in head to Leukaemia Care’s Facebook page at 3:30pm on 26th September and find the live video (it will be at the top of our feed).

Book your place via Zoom here.

Join on Facebook on the day here.

Please note, we will not be able to give individual medical advice. You will be directed to your own clinical team if we cannot answer your question in the webinar.

Due to the large amount of registrants, we cannot guarantee that everyone’s questions will be answered, but we will try and do our best in the time frame that we have.

If you have any issues registering via Zoom or issues on the day, please get in touch by emailing advocacy@leukaemiacare.org.uk.

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