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Photo of Drs Baratta and King in front of UNC HospitalUnder the leadership of PM&R department chair Joshua Alexander, MD, and assistant professor JM Baratta, MD, UNC PM&R has led the way for the creation of the UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic, a new and collaborative approach to serve the growing number of patients facing multiple health issues following their COVID-19 Infection.

The clinic is co-directed by UNC PM&R Assistant Professor, John M. Baratta, MD, and Louise King, MD, Assistant Professor, with the Department of Internal Medicine.

Recovery from COVID-19 is posing a new set of challenges for patients and physicians alike. Many survivors experience lingering symptoms throughout the body which can last for weeks, months, or longer. The UNC COVID Recovery Clinic serves as a central resource for COVID-19 survivors who have ongoing health effects after the initial infection.

Read news coverage about the clinic here:

PM&R Bringing Collaborative Care To COVID-19 Recovery Clinic

In It for the Long Haul

8 months since testing positive, COVID-19 ‘long-hauler’ describes the daily struggle

UNC Health clinic treats COVID-19 long haulers

CBS 17

‘It’s like I’m falling into dementia’: COVID effects linger for some NC long-haulers