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COVID-19 and arthritis

We know people living with arthritis have a lot of questions about COVID-19 and arthritis. We’ve put together a list of common questions with answers below, as well as links to other resources.
In addition to this Q&A, we've also hosted a series of special Arthritis Talks to provide answers to your questions about COVID-19 and arthritis, your medications and what do if your surgery has been delayed. Watch the webinars again, or see what you missed.

The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA) has also created two videos related to COVID-19. The first is COVID-19 and arthritis and the second is about the COVID-19 vaccines and arthritis

The Arthritis Society continues to follow public health advice in encouraging all staff nationwide who can to continue to work from home.

The situation continues to evolve, so please check back regularly. Please take necessary precautions to stay healthy.

Common questions

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