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Valley’s Care After COVID program addresses persistent symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection.
This program coordinates the services of a multidisciplinary medical team who can help individuals struggling with coronavirus complications and long-term COVID-19 symptoms.
Addressing Long-Term COVID-19 Symptoms
Many patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19 continue to experience symptoms long after the active viral infection has resolved (typically 30 days or more after infection). These symptoms can include:
- Extreme fatigue
- Muscle weakness
- Balance issues
- Difficulty breathing
Care After COVID Specialists
Valley’s Care After COVID medical team specializes in areas that are related to long-term COVID-19 complications. Referrals to these specialists are based on an initial evaluation and assessment of each patient’s individual needs.
Care After COVID specialists include:
- Behavioral health
- Otolaryngology (ear nose and throat)
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Primary Care
“We know that many individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 are continuing to face lingering symptoms or side effects. We want to help those individuals get the care they need to recover from the illness.”
-Puneeta Sharma, MD, Chair of Medical Specialty Services for Valley Medical Group
To access Care After COVID, please call 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1-800-825-5391), option 6. You will be connected to a registered nurse, who will assist in coordinating appointments with the appropriate medical specialists.