November 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a new report this week outlining efforts to better understand Long COVID and the next steps to support patients.
The report offers short-term and long-term recommendations focused on the patient experience. It’s informed by more than 1,000 hours of interviews and workshops, and builds on a previous federal call to action for a government-wide response to the long-term effects of COVID-19.
“Listening to and learning from the experiences of Long COVID patients is essential to accelerating understanding and breakthroughs,” Dr. Rachel Levine, U.S. assistant secretary for health, said in a statement.
Here’s what you need to know:
HAP will continue to monitor the latest COVID-19 public health developments and provide updates to members and the general public.
The report is available to review online.
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