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What is Long COVID?

For some people, coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or "long COVID". 

How long it takes to recover from COVID-19 is different for everyone. Many people feel better in a few days or weeks and most will make a full recovery within 12 weeks. For some people, symptoms can last longer.


Dr Mughal Long Covid Quote

Long-term effects of coronavirus (long COVID)


What it's like living with Long COVID (Source: NHS, LSBU, Graphic Change)

'What it's like living with Long COVID' image. It lists issues including Exhaustion, Fatigue, Panic, Insomnia, Skin Rashes, Muscle Loss & Weakness, Sore Legs, Tingling, Headaches, Dizziness, Chest pains, Nausea. Loss of Appetite, PTSD, Anxiety, Loneliness and Isolation

Greater understanding of Long COVID symptoms continues to develop. If you have symptoms that are not on the list, please share your feedback though the link on the Hearing and Sharing tab.

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When you are managing a long-term health condition such as Long COVID, it can be more difficult to get active. However, small increases in your level of physical activity can have a positive effect on your health and wellbeing and may help you to manage your symptoms. 

The Let's Move Lincolnshire website contains an Activity Finder to help you find activities near you. Guidance on how to be active with a health condition provides advice to help make those first steps easier.


Useful general information can be found about long COVID by clicking on the following links:



Long Covid SOS Charity | Recognition Research Rehabilitation | Info Help Support

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For information on long COVID symptoms click on specific symptoms from the list below.

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