When Does COVID-19 Become A Disability? ‘Long-Haulers’ Push For Answers, and Benefits

Posted by on February 22, 2021 7:00 am
Categories: US National Stories

Jodee Pineau-Chaisson sits in her office in Springfield, Mass. on January 12, 2021. Pineau-Chaisson, a social worker, contracted the coronavirus last May and continues to have symptoms even months after testing negative for the virus.

Many patients suffering from long-term effects can no longer work and want the Social Security Administration to provide guidance on who qualifies for disability benefits.

(Image credit: Meredith Nierman/GBH News)

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