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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

RHD and COVID-19 Information

The COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions information sheet includes the following information for people who have acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease:

  • About COVID-19 vaccination
  • How to avoid COVID-19 infection
  • COVID-19 infection
  • Visiting the health service/clinic.

RHDAustralia has also developed guidance for health professionals regarding COVID-19 vaccine-associated myopericarditis, which is consistent with and supports, the ATAGI advice.

Here we aim to address questions about COVID-19 for people with acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
Developed by 
Professor Anna Ralph - RHDAustralia
Year of publication 
2021