New York City is launching an AfterCare Program for people suffering from long-term effects of COVID.
- New York City is launching an aftercare program for people suffering from long-term effects of COVID. The Test and Trace Corps will first reach out to former patients who are still experiencing symptoms weeks, even months after being infected.
AMANDA JOHNSON: Through text messaging, we're gonna be connecting them to a wide range of resources to support them in their experience with long COVID. These resources fall into four primary categories-- physical health, mental health, financial supports, and community supports.
- Long COVID symptoms include fatigue, cough, shortness of breath, muscle, joint, or chest pain, brain fog, depression, and anxiety.