Care & Connect
Social distancing does not mean emotional distancing. In this challenging time, your health and safety are the top priority as we go through this medical emergency together. Stay updated and connected in this special resource center for people with arthritis. Get the latest information from experts to help guide you along. Connect with others to offer support and get the support you need. Check out our topics below.
Get the latest information you need. Here are frequently asked questions related to arthritis, with answers by experts.Learn More
Get tips and advice for managing your arthritis, following your medication regimen, communicating virtually with health care providers, paying for care and more.Learn More
Coronavirus, Advocacy & Arthritis
COVID-19 has unique impacts for people with arthritis. Learn more about what is top of mind for arthritis patients and how you can help advocate for patient needs during this difficult timeLearn More
COVID-19 Vaccines and You
Severe Risks of COVID-19 Vaccines
Infectious disease and vaccine expert, Robert L. Murphy, MD, breaks down the severe risks of COVID-19 vaccines for people with arthritis and how to evaluate the true risk for yourself.
CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated IndividualsLearn what you can and shouldn’t do once you’ve been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Information for travel, indoor gatherings and more. Read them here.
ACR COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical GuidanceThe ACR’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Guidance Task Force developed recommendations for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Read them here.
RA Patient Experience with COVID-19 Vaccine
Heidi Hedges, connect group facilitator, health care worker and rheumatoid arthritis patient, shares how she prepared for the COVID-19 vaccine and her experiences after each dose.
Coronavirus and Arthritis Webinar Series
Hear from leading infectious disease, rheumatology and emotional health experts from government agencies and leading medical institutions. Topics covered include COVID-19 infection risk, prevention, testing, treatments and vaccines, rheumatology care, mental health, workplace rights and the impact on kids with JA and their families.View Recordings
Virtual Connect Groups
There are others in your local community who understand. Connect virtually to make new friends, share tips and get answers and support.Learn More
Coping & Comfort
The Live Yes! Arthritis Network provides opportunities for you to connect with people like you and offers you their words of wisdom to help you cope and comfort you.Learn More
Get Empowered & Educated
You may have arthritis, but it does not have you. The Arthritis Foundations one-of-a-kind podcast. Hosted by patients, for patients.Learn More
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