COVID-19 - Advice For Childhood Cancer & Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

COVID-19 - Advice For Childhood Cancer & Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

The Australian and NZ Children's Haematology and Oncology Group advises it is safe for all siblings and the vast majority of childhood cancer and bone marrow transplant patients to be at school when schools are open (at Alert Levels 1 and 2).

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Key points to remember about COVID-19 and childhood cancer and bone marrow transplant patients

  • it is safe for all siblings and the vast majority of childhood cancer and bone marrow transplant patients to be at school at Alert Levels 1 and 2
  • if your doctor said it was safe for your child to go to school before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is safe for your child to go to school at these Alert Levels
  • if your region is at Alert Level 3 or 4, check the alert system overview at the Government's Unite Against COVID-19 website
  • talk with your child's healthcare team about whether it is safe for your child to be at school 

This page last reviewed 14 September 2021.

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