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Long COVID - Other Health Impairment
Definition: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines long COVID (also referred to as post-COVID conditions, long-haul COVID, post-acute COVID-19, or chronic COVID) as "a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people can experience four or more weeks after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Even people who did not have COVID-19 symptoms in the days or weeks after they were infected can have post-COVID conditions. These conditions can present as different types and combinations of health problems for different lengths of time."
- Guidance on “Long COVID” as a Disability Under the ADA, Section 504, and Section 1557: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice jointly published a guidance document on “long COVID” as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
- Long COVID under Section 504 and the IDEA: A Resource to Support Children, Students, Educators, Schools, Service Providers, and Families (July 26, 2021) – U.S. Department of Education Fact Sheet
- CDC Post-COVID Conditions
- Kennedy Krieger Institute – Supporting a Student with Long-COVID
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