COVID-19 and lymphoma

At Lymphoma Action, we've brought together the latest information about COVID-19 and how it affects people with lymphoma. This information comes from authoritative sources, including the UK government, NICE and the NHS, and is frequently updated to reflect the latest guidance. 

If you have symptoms of lymphoma or signs of infection, please contact your GP surgery or your clinical team. It is important that you don't ignore symptoms that could be serious.

The news regarding the progress made in the development of a vaccine for COVID-19 is certainly encouraging, and we will provide updates on what this means for people affected by lymphoma as developments continue to unfold. In the meantime, we reiterate the importance of following the latest Government guidance in preventing the spread of COVID-19, and for protecting those who are considered at high risk of severe illness from the virus, including people affected by lymphoma. 


COVID-19 Guidance for people with lymphoma

Specific information on protecting people considered at risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Those with lymphoma have been identified as one of the extremely vulnerable groups.

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Distance Aware Badge

We know that people affected by lymphoma are concerned about ensuring they stay safe when outside their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, so we have produced a 'distance aware badge' for people to wear to act as a reminder to everyone to social distance when possible. 

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Lymphoma and COVID-19 videos

On 5 May 2020 we hosted a webinar on lymphoma and COVID-19, with a panel of UK lymphoma specialists. You can watch our video of the webinar, as well as additional questions we asked the experts afterwards. You can also watch the Blood Cancer Alliance webinar on shielding and top tips for keeping well.

Watch our videos

We’ll keep this section updated with information from the government, frequently asked questions we receive from those affected by lymphoma and sources of practical and emotional support.

About coronavirus

General information about COVID-19 and the measures in place to delay it.

Practical support

Guidance on how to get medication, shopping, and other everyday practicalities.

Emotional support

Guidance on how to maintain wellbeing and find emotional support at this difficult time.