MANA Begins Post COVID-19 Recovery Program April 1, 2021
Some patients continue to experience symptoms from the COVID-19 virus several weeks or months after their COVID-19 diagnosis. The coronavirus can cause damage to the lungs, heart, and brain and increase the risk for long-term health problems. If you experience symptoms or symptoms worsen after 60 or more days after diagnosis of COVID-19, you may qualify for our Post COVID-19 Recovery Program.
There are a wide variety of symptoms patients who were diagnosed with COVID- 19 have reported experiencing after their recovery from the virus. These are symptoms they did not have prior to having the virus. Patients have reported post COVID symptoms like shortness of breath, anxiety, pain, joint pain, or difficulty concentrating.
Within the MANA network, post COVID-19 patients can connect with a primary care doctor if they do not have one, as well as several medical specialists like pulmonologists, neurologists, sleep doctors, and psychiatrists. It is important to work with a primary care doctor who can monitor all your symptoms and help coordinate your care with other specialists.
Post COVID-19 Symptoms
Some of the long-term COVID-19 symptoms patients reported 60 or more days after their diagnosis are listed below. Please note, these are symptoms that were not present before the COVID-19 diagnosis or symptoms that have worsened since your diagnosis.
- Shortness of breath
- Joint pain
- Chest pain
Other long-term signs or symptoms may include:
- Loss of taste and smell
- Difficulty sleeping
- Difficulty concentrating
- Brain fog or memory problems
- Inability to exercise or be active
- Tremors or shakiness
- Heart palpitations
- Sore throat
- Night sweats
- Fever or chills
- Hair loss
- Blurry vision
- Pain in the hands or feet (Neuropathy)
- Acid reflux or heartburn
- Abdominal pain
- Lower back pain
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms 60 or more days after your diagnosis, please contact your MANA primary care doctor for a Post Covid evaluation or complete the interest form linked below.