COVID-19 Information for Vestibular Patients

COVID-19 Information for Patients with a Vestibular Disorder

Vestibular & COVID-19 Expert Interview and Patient Panel

The Vestibular & COVID-19 Expert Interview and Patient Panel was one of the most popular sessions of VeDA's Virtual Conference, Life Rebalanced Live.  If you'd like to purchase lifelong access to the conference recordings and transcripts, including the COVID session, click the button below.

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Governing Bodies

For the most up-to-date information and guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, check with your local health authority.

The United States Center for Disease Control

For US citizens, check with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for the most up-to-date protocol and information.

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The World Health Organization

For international updates, check with the United Nations health agency, the World Health Organization (WHO).


VeDA Blog Posts

Living With a Vestibular Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 26, 2021

Dr. Laura Smith, a lecturer in Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Kent, collected information from people suffering from a vestibular disorder in the UK who had also been diagnosed with COVID-19. This blog post provides a summary of the project.


COVID-19 Vaccination Update

December 21, 2020

This post provides an overview of the immune system, how vaccines work, as well as information about the mRNA technology used to create some of the leading coronavirus vaccines.

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Vestibular Disorders and the Corona Virus

July 22, 2020

This post provides some information about the coronavirus risk factors for some vestibular patients. It also provides guidance for how to avoid catching and spreading the virus, and how to identify the symptoms if you think you may have it.

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Patient Experiences

Patient Forum

To read and discuss experiences related to COVID-19 and vaccinations with other vestibular patients, visit the Patient Forum.



Read about Heather's journey as a vestibular patient and her experience contracting COVID-19.

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Psychological Impacts of COVID


Survivor Corps

Survivor Corps works with COVID-19 survivors to support medical, scientific and academic research, to help stem the tide of this pandemic and assist in the national recovery.

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V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker

Use your smartphone to tell CDC about any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. You’ll also get reminders if you need an additional dose.

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COVID-19 and Audiovestibular Dysfunction

This research paper discusses the link between COVID-19 and vestibular symptoms such as hearing loss, tinnitus, and dizziness, and examines the mechanisms that allow COVID-19 to cause these symptoms.

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Audiovestibular Adverse Effects Following COVID-19 Vaccination

This study showed an increase in general practice presentation of vertigo following mRNA vaccines.

National Library of Medicine

For the updates on the latest research, you can search the National Library of Medicine.

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assessing the global burden of post-covid-19 conditions

COVID-19 can cause ongoing central nervous system and inner ear disorders. This report quantifies the magnitude of post-COVID-19 conditions.

Additional Research