Long COVID patient says province not doing enough for people with the condition – CBC

Sonia Aubé contracted COVID-19 on the job, says province should be tracking long COVID cases

Dec 05, 2022

A Petit-Rocher woman in her early 50s who’s had long COVID since the winter of 2021 says she’s not sure whether the province’s new online resource for people with her condition will be helpful.

“In my condition, I can tell you it wouldn’t have helped at all,” said Sonia Aubé, who contracted COVID-19 during the Delta wave, while working at a nursing home that had an outbreak.

Afterwards, Aubé said, she became too exhausted and depressed and couldn’t think clearly enough to use a self-help website.

“I needed someone to hold my hand and tell me where do we go with this.”

The province launched a web page about a week ago that describes the symptoms of post-COVID-19 condition, offers self-care tips and advises anyone needing more help to contact their health-care provider.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/long-covid-nb-province-not-doing-enough-1.6674861

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