Last Updated: August 24, 2022
The information and resources for people with long COVID are currently under review to reflect new knowledge and understanding of the condition. Patients and providers can call the Rehabilitation Advice Line at 1-833-379-0563.
If your patient has had COVID-19, they may be struggling with symptoms that last longer than 4 weeks. They may also develop long COVID or post COVID, which is the group of symptoms that last more than 12 weeks after an initial COVID-19 infection.
Step 1: Acknowledge that your patient may have long COVID
There are over 200 symptoms that make up long COVID. If your patient is suspected to have had COVID-19, they may have long COVID and should be screened to identify the most appropriate supports for their symptoms.
Step 2: Complete the assessment for long COVID
Step 3: Share the Universal Self Care Resources with all patients, regardless of their PCFS score, as early as possible:
Step 4: Refer patients to additional supports including Targeted and Personalized Resources when COVID-19 symptoms last longer than 12 weeks
If your patient has concerns beyond physical symptoms, consider additional screening tools such as:
Long (Post) COVID Adult Provincial Pathways
COVID-19 Pediatric Pathway
For more videos in this series, view the Long COVID Micro Learning Video Series playlist.