If you or a loved one is affected by cancer, you will have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and whether it is advisable or safe to receive it.
These FAQs from Cancer Australia provide answers including when people affected by cancer can receive the vaccine, if it’s safe and effective and what risks and side effects there may be.
These are based on information and evidence currently available in Australia and internationally and are updated as new information emerges.
If you would like advice on whether you should get the vaccine, speak to your oncologist, surgeon or GP about your individual situation.
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is not a vaccination centre. Find out where to get vaccinated on the NSW Health website. You do not need to have been vaccinated to visit Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.