Post-COVID-19 care options are evolving. The following links and information are provided in support of Calgary Zone family physicians. Please note that advice, recommendations and best practices related to COVID-19 that are referenced via these links are changing and/or being updated daily.
Long COVID-19 Inter-Professional Outpatient Program (IPOP) Clinics: More information. Referrals may be sent through Alberta Netcare eReferral Consult Request, or via fax to 403-592-3130.
British Medical Journal: Management of post-acute COVID-19 in primary care
AMA webinar: Managing chronic symptoms of COVID-19
Education classes: The Alberta Healthy Living Program - Calgary Zone is offering free online courses for adults with ongoing COVID-19 symptoms. Anyone 18 and over in Alberta can self-register for the courses online or by phoning the call centre at 1-844-527-1160. Eligible individuals can register for any course or combination of courses in any order. More information.
*Please note: Classes are due to end in June 2022. Consult the video series below as an alternative
Alberta Healthy Living Program video series: Long COVID overview | Managing a Persistent Cough | Loss of taste and smell | Tips for getting started with exercise | Long COVID symptoms | Nutrition and fatigue | Managing pain | Exercising at the right level and monitoring symptoms | Long COVID treatment | Difficulty swallowing | Managing sleep | Managing stress
Tele-advice: Please click on the 'COVID' button via specialistlink.ca or call 403.910.2551