Welcome to the Post-COVID Recovery blog. Most people fully recover from COVID-19 in 3 weeks. Some people continue to have symptoms much longer. These symptoms are varied and continue for varying lengths of time. The most common symptoms are fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, and a loss of smell and taste.

Follow the Post-COVID Recovery expert blog for the latest developments, research trials, resources, and information about the coronavirus, long-term effects, and recovery.

Care at Mayo Clinic

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People who have been infected with COVID-19 often experience symptoms long after their infection has resolved. Mayo Clinic has developed programs which may help improve some of these continued symptoms

Our team of physicians, nurses, and health and wellness specialists work with people experiencing post-COVID-19 syndrome to develop and use self-management tools. These tools can help decrease post-COVID-19 symptoms and improve overall functioning and quality of life.

COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program

Patients with post COVID-19 syndrome can make themselves worse if they push themselves too hard. It is often hard for patients to understand how to limit their activity while healing from the COVID-19 infection. Our physical and occupational therapy team helps patients pace themselves appropriately.

Learn more about the COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program in the News.

Post-COVID-19 Care Clinic

For symptoms lasting longer than 3 months after infection, our team of physicians, nurses, and health and wellness specialists work with people experiencing post-COVID-19 syndrome to develop and use self-management tools. These tools can help decrease post-COVID-19 symptoms and improve overall functioning and quality of life. 

Dr. Ravindra Ganesh, Medical Director of the Post-COVID-19 Care Clinic at Mayo Clinic describes the clinic and how the clinic partners can help you.

Request an appointment at Mayo Clinic and connect with others about Post-COVID in the discussion group. Read the video script.

Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID (PASC) Clinic at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville offers a Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID (PASC) Clinic for symptoms after an infection of COVID-19 lasting longer than 4 weeks after infection. Our team of physicians, nurses, subspecialists, and integrative medicine experts work with people experiencing sequelae of COVID-19 to assess, treat when necessary, and assist with improving overall functioning and quality of life.

Request an appointment at Mayo Clinic and connect with others about Post-COVID in the discussion group. Read the video script.

Virtual 12-Week TreatmentProgram 

At Mayo Clinic, the primary treatment for post COVID-19 syndrome is guided rehabilitation. Our team helps participants learn and implement new, simple skills at a graded and paced interval, to improve overall functioning and achieve a better quality of life following COVID-19 infection.

Whether local, or from afarthe 12-week program offers virtual treatment and ongoing support. The program begins with two virtual group sessions hosted by nurses and health and wellness specialist. The sessions help participants understand how COVID-19 has impacted their body and contributed to ongoing symptoms. These sessions also provide simple techniques to incorporate into day to day activities to help participants achieve health and wellness goals. Following the virtual sessions, the program continues with ongoing support from our teamwho will work with participants on a one on one basis, to help guide and motivate them. Our expert nursing and provider teams will follow up at several touchpoints to check in on progress made and will modify the care plan as needed to help participants reach their goals. 

Further support can be found on Connect Groups and Self-Care.  Request an appointment. 

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Know the Latest

Learn more about the most recent developments with post-COVID syndrome by following the Newsfeed and discuss your experience in the Post-COVID Recovery discussion group.

Learn more about the names of post-COVID-19 recovery programs.