Disabilities and Chronic Conditions
People with disabilities are at elevated risk for acquiring Covid-19 and becoming seriously ill or dying. Not unrelatedly, people with a chronic health condition, such as COPD or kidney disease, similarly have elevated risks. Projects in this area will examine populations with specific conditions or combination of conditions in regard to their acquisition of Covid, health communication surrounding their risk, continuation of their needed health services (and the safety of their service providers), and policies surrounding long term residential facilities. We will also the needs and health of COVID-survivors with lasting disability or chronic condition.
Read the team’s FAQ about COVID symptoms, prevention, and recovery