During this current COVID-19 pandemic the role of the MS Nurse has become crucial in ensuring that MS patients continue to receive treatment, safety mentoring and symptomatic management in a timely manner. It is important to use trusted and reliable websites for information to share with MS patients. These websites are updating every few days so keep checking in as more information becomes available.

Trusted Websites:

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Australian Government Department of Health

Australian Smart Traveller

Coronavirus in Australia – Data based on media reports and verified with updates from state and federal health departments.

MS Australia – COVID-19 Information for people with MS

Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand – COVID-19 Advice for Patients

Learning Video and YouTube

Neurologist Dr Anneke van der Walt, Alfred Health and MS Nurse Maree Maher, MS Ltd discussing common questions from patients about COVID-19 

MS Translate discussion with Royal Melbourne Hospital Neurologists, Professor Trevor Kilpatrick, Associate Professor Tomas Kalincik and Dr. Izanne Roos about COVID-19