"Long COVID," is a range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people may experience more than 4-weeks after being infected with COVID-19. Even people who did not have any symptoms of COVID-19 can experience "Long COVID."  It can present as different types and combinations of health problems including fatigue, headache, tingling, loss of smell, dizziness, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, joint or muscle pain, excessive sweating, etc. (Fair Health White Paper, 2021 https://www.fairhealth.org/press-release/nineteen-percent-of-asymptomati...)

According to the International Journal of Infectious Diseases individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are at greater risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes, 30-day readmission, and/or increased length of stay. (Koyama et al. , "Severe Outcomes, Readmission, and Length of Stay Among COVID-19 Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities" Jan, 2022. Retrieved from: https://www.ijidonline.com/article/S1201-9712(22)00048-0/fulltext )

Critical Resources Regarding "Long COVID"

Last Update: 5/11/2022