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Coronavirus and You

Resources for Living Well During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This pandemic continues to change rapidly, so always consult your healthcare team for the most up-to-date information and advice.

Special Webinar: Update on COVID-19 

Recorded January 19, 2022

In this special webinar, a panel of professionals addressed the latest questions on COVID-19, including:

  • Vaccines and booster shots
  • Effectiveness as it relates to DMTs 
  • Navigating your personal wellbeing with family, friends, and the public

Get the facts and learn strategies for staying safe and healthy.


  • Kathleen Costello, CRNP, MSCN
  • Rosalind Kalb, PhD
  • Nancy Sicotte, MD


Joint Webinar Presented by NeurologyLive, the Consortium of MS Centers, and Can Do MS

Recorded August 2021

Watch the webinar recording linked below to hear from experts in immunology, virology, and neurology. These professionals discuss infections and MS, the persistence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the impact of viral variants, the current vaccine landscape, and DMT guidance.

COVID Summit - August 2021


National MS Society FAQs & Guidance: Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Dose (Booster) and MS


Resources & FAQs

Ask the Can Do Team

What are the potential effects of COVID-19 on people 65+?

How long should I wait to get the COVID-19 booster or third dose if I am not on any disease-modifying medications?

Can a COVID booster/third dose be taken while on Baclofen?

How much time should lapse between a COVID booster/third dose and starting Ocrevus?

Could left-sided numbness be associated with my active COVID-19 infection? Or could I be having an MS relapse?

Is a cloth mask with a filter as effective as an N95 mask at preventing COVID-19 infection?

What can I wear for a facemask if I get overheated easily due to my MS? 

Do you have any tips to deal with the anxiety of COVID-19?  

Can my MS increase the risks from COVID-19? 

As we continue to navigate the pandemic, the Can Do Team is here to help! Reach out with your questions here!

Additional Resources

National MS Society: COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for People Living with MS

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: COVID-19 and MS Pathfinder

The Cleveland Clinic: Multiple Sclerosis & Vaccinations

MS Living Well: Multiple Sclerosis & Vaccines, including COVID-19 

Wellness & Mental Health

Remain Resilient and Healthy as the Pandemic Continues

Tips for Mindfulness, Meditation, and Breathing

By Ann Mullinix, Occupational Therapist


Tips for Nourishing Your Spirituality

By Roz Kalb, PhD, and Rhonda Canby


Tips for Telemedicine (Podcast)

By Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-C, MSCN


Tips for Sleep (Podcast)

By Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-C, MSCN


Emotional Resilience

This Emotional Resilience series offers practical tools, strategies, and insights to help you and your support partner develop problem-solving and resiliency skills. 


The COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing so always consult your healthcare team for the most up-to-date information. Content on this website is for educational use only and should not be construed as medical advice. Can Do MS is not responsible for the accuracy or residual effects of the information provided, nor do we endorse any information on third-party hyperlinks or references to specific entities or strategies.

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