A virtual network connects cases of long COVID.

Do you have long COVID? Sign up and you can help researchers learn about long COVID’s impact in our community.

What is the Long COVID Connection?

The Long COVID Connection provides those with long COVID access to:

  • monthly informational newsletters
  • additional long COVID research opportunities
  • educational opportunities
  • long COVID opportunities within the WNY community

Why Sign Up for the Long COVID Connection?

We aim to help individuals who have had long COVID. By signing up, you will help us:

  • evaluate the long COVID problem in Western New York
  • provide education to the community
  • identify volunteers to participate in studies

Do You Have Long COVID Symptoms?

Long COVID affects about a third of the 80 million Americans who have been infected with coronavirus.

Long COVID is a condition that is uncertain. There is no test for long COVID, and an accurate number of people affected does not exist.

There are more than 23 symptoms noted, the most common symptoms are:

  • chronic fatigue
  • shortness of breath
  • brain fog
  • confusion
  • memory loss
  • heart rhythm irregularities

Must-Read Long COVID Updates

Care for Long COVID

It is estimated that 100,000 people in our region have long COVID, with about 25,000 living in the City of Buffalo.

Registry data helps researchers gain a better understanding about long COVID. With this knowledge, they can help design research and treatment options.

Biological Bank

We are developing a bank of collected biological samples from individuals with long COVID. Samples will be made available to researchers to understand the disease and develop innovative therapies.

We hope to provide seed money to explore innovative treatments, as well as get more funding.

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