NATF is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and is committed to supporting you during this difficult time. You will find several patient resources on this page, including videos and links to credible information from other patient organizations. If you have ideas for other resources or questions, feel free to contact us at [email protected]

Please keep in mind that these resources are for informational/educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as personalized medical advice. If you have a question about your medical situation, please contact your healthcare provider.

In addition, NATF does not provide or sell home INR machines. If you’re interested in at-home INR testing, please contact your healthcare provider or health insurance carrier for more information.

View the NATF COVID-19 Vaccine Position Statement

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: April 2021

The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted Emergency Use Authorization for three COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s what you should know about these vaccines if you take an anticoagulant (also called a blood thinner).

Asked & Answered: COVID-19 FAQs 

Dr. Alex Spyropoulos, Professor of Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine in New York and the Systems Director of the Hofstra-Norwell Anticoagulation and Thrombosis Services, answers some of your most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and blood clots.

Patient Videos: Experts Answer FAQs about COVID-19 and Blood Clots

External Resources

American College of Cardiology (ACC)
American Heart Association (AHA)
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
World Health Organization (WHO)
World Thrombosis Day (WTD)