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Long COVID: What We Know About Post-COVID Conditions, Presented by Dr. Asha Shah, Director of Infectious Diseases, Stamford Health

In a collaborative effort, New Canaan Library, Stamford Health, Lapham Community Center, Staying Put in New Canaan, and Waveny Lifecare Network are pleased to offer an informative talk on Long Covid, presented by Dr. Asha Shah, MD, MS, Director of Infectious Diseases at Stamford Health.

The in-person event will be held at Lapham Community Center on Wednesday, June 15th, at 1:00 PM. Please register at newcanaanlibrary.org to attend.

Long COVID is an aspect of the COVID-19 virus that more than a few are grappling with, which raises urgent questions among those affected by it, as well as in the medical community. Long COVID is defined as a range of symptoms that can last weeks or months after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, or can appear weeks after infection, even if the infection was mild.  Director of Infectious Diseases at Stamford Health, Dr. Asha Shah, MD, MS, will provide clarification as she discusses the signs and symptoms of long COVID, and how to manage long term symptoms.

Dr. Asha Shah, MD, MS is a Board Certified Infectious Diseases specialist and has been with Stamford Hospital and the Medical Group for over 8 years. She did her Internal Medicine training at the University of Pennsylvania followed by an Infectious Diseases fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. She received her Masters of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Health. Dr. Shah is currently the Director of Infectious Diseases at Stamford Hospital. 

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