PHAC Webinar for Health Care Providers COVID-19 Vaccines Emerging Issues Webinar: Delayed Injection Site Reactions (including COVID-19 Arm)

On March 10, 2021 / News

This moderated and live webinar includes a presentation and discussion on the topic of delayed injection site reactions (inducing COVID-19 Arm), with live Q&A to inform health care and vaccine providers. This webinar is hosted by the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID).

The presentation includes:

  • To describe the features and management of delayed injection site reactions following administration of COVID-19 vaccines
  • To provide an overview of the Canadian Adverse Events Following Immunization Surveillance System (CAEFISS) and the data on the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines
  • To provide guidance on distinguishing these delayed injection reactions from other local reactions such as cellulitis

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English Session

Thursday, March 11, 2021

1pm-2pm CT

Presenters: Dr. Elissa Abrams and Nooshin Ahmadipour, PHAC

Q&A panel: Joseline Zafack, Dr. Abrams, Nooshin Ahmadipour, PHAC, and Dr. Gina Lacuesta, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

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