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Center for Post-COVID Care and Recovery

Many people recovering from COVID-19 suffer lingering effects following infection, both physical and emotional. The Center for Post-COVID Care and Recovery at National Jewish Health in Denver, CO, helps patients continue their recovery journey.


Clinical Services

  • Multidisciplinary team of physicians, advanced practice providers, PT , OT, ST
  • Multispecialty support: pulmonology, allergy& immunology, cardiology, electrophysiology,
    gastroenterology, infectious disease, and sleep medicine
  • Full array of radiologic, physiologic and laboratory testing
  • Rehabilitative, neurocognitive and social support services
  • Potential involvement in research studies and clinical trials
  • Patient support groups


Immediate Needs after Recovery

  • Control of persistent symptoms (cough, dyspnea)
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Post-discharge physical and emotional function
  • Issues relating to safe return-to-work and discontinuation of transmission-based precautions
  • Adequate nutrition and safe mobility


Post COVID Conditions


  • Persistent respiratory symptoms - shortness of breath, cough, wheezing
  • Persistent radiographic abnormalities 
  • Need for supplemental oxygen
  • Hospital / ICU follow-up after severe infection, pneumonia, ARDS


  • Inappropriate tachycardia, palpitations, chest pain
  • Myocarditis and arrhythmias
  • Abnormal EKG, echo, Holter monitor readings



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Clinical Trials

For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials.

Reasons to Choose National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked #1 or #2 in Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report for 26 consecutive years
  • Ranked in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 6% of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to hundreds of active clinical trials
  • 124-year history of focus on care, research and education serving patients from around the world with lung, heart, immune and related disorders
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