COVID-19 information

This information is true and correct at the time of publication. Due to the dynamic nature of the COVID-19 virus and vaccinations, the accuracy and validity of the information provided here may be subject to change.

COVID-19 and the vaccination process

We have been living with a changing and often challenging new environment for a while now. However, you may still have questions about SARS-CoV-2 and whether Fishmed will cover the cost of the vaccination. You may also need some counselling support to manage all the change. To support our members, we have started creating a list of commonly asked questions about the spread of COVID-19, vaccines and the vaccination process.

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What to do if you tested positive for COVID-19

Firstly, you should stay calm when you isolate yourself from others in the household. Stress and anxiety impact your body in a negative way, which adversely affects your immunity. Dr Michael Mol and Dr Nyari Murefu give you other tips to help you if you test positive for COVID-19.

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COVID-19 third wave

The third wave of coronavirus is already upon us. Our personal behaviour plays a fundamental role in the size and shape of the third wave in South Africa. Watch the video as Dr Michael Mol and Dr Nyari Murefu share their insights.

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Your kids and the COVID-19 pandemic

Be sure to take note of your children’s emotions. Their academic year and sports events have been on and off over the last 18 months. Dr Michael Mol and Dr Nyari Murefu give you some pointers on what to look out for.

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout | JUNE 2021

It is well known that Covid-19 affects the older population and people with additional illnesses (co-morbidities), which is why the vaccine rollout plan has followed a phased approach, catering for these more vulnerable people first.

You can access the vaccine rollout update of the Scheme’s Administrator, Momentum Health Solutions, here.

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Official South African COVID-19 vaccination programme registration portal

Access the South African Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) to register for your vaccination:

SA coronavirus website

Visit the South African COVID-19 vaccine news, updates and information portal.

The Johnsson & Johnsson and Pfeizer vaccines

Dr Michael Mol and Dr Nyari Murefu talk about the benefits of taking either the Johnson and Johnson or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine – both of which are designed to help your body identify the enemy (the virus) and build up immunity to it.

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COVID-19 vaccines myths and facts

A question many people have asked is how can we trust the COVID-19 vaccine when it’s been made so quickly. Dr Michael Mol and Dr Nyari Murefu discuss the facts and myths about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19 during winter - follow these four lifestyle habits

With temperatures dropping, many people want to know if COVID-19 will be harder to fight during winter. The short answer is yes, but Dr Michael Mol and Dr Nyari Murefu explains this further and give you four easy tips to help keep you healthy and balanced this winter.

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Is COVID-19 just a bad flu?

No, influenza and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they’re caused by very different viruses. Watch the video to learn more from Dr Dr Michael Mol and Dr Nyari Murefu.

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Focus on COVID-19 vaccinations | MAY 2021

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is progressing at an increasing pace, and we have prepared a comprehensive list of possible questions that you may like answered as you prepare for your turn to be vaccinated.

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COVID-19 vaccination update | APRIL 2021

We would like to share our progress on enabling the speedy and efficient vaccination of our members against COVID-19.

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