Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Cancer Patients

  • 4/27/21 3:45 PM
  • CCMB Communications and Public Affairs

CancerCare Manitoba is working with Public Health and the Vaccine Implementation Task Force regarding enhanced vaccination of patients with cancer and serious blood disorders. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe for the general public. There are special considerations for cancer patients, depending on the type of cancer, treatment, and where you are on the cancer journey.

If you are a patient at CancerCare Manitoba and have any questions about COVID-19 vaccination, you can connect with us at the following numbers:

  • Call the CCMB COVID Hotline at 1-855-837-5400 (Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Weekends 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) to speak to a Nurse Navigator.
  • Call your CancerCare team members (nurse, clerk or physician) at the phone number they have provided to you.
  • Call the Cancer Helpline at 204-787-8900 (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).