Press Releases
COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s Statement of Support on Presidential Memorandum
May 5, 2022

In early April, the Biden Administration released a Presidential Memorandum on long-COVID. The COVID Patient Recovery Alliance issued a statement of support for several sections of the Memorandum which align with the Alliance’s interim report policy recommendations. The full statement may be accessed here.

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COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s Statement of Support of TREAT Long-COVID Act
May 5, 2022

The COVID Patient Recovery Alliance issued a statement of support of the TREAT Long-COVID Act, which includes several components that align with the recommendations contained in the Alliance’s policy recommendation on funding for long-COVID clinics. The full statement may be accessed here.

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COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s Long-COVID Information Packet: Examining the Evidence, Understanding the Health Impacts on Patients
March 17, 2022

The COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s “Long-COVID: Examining the Evidence, Understanding the Health Impacts on Patients” information packet, linked here, details significant research findings on long-COVID, specifically as it relates long-COVID’s diverse and broad symptomatology and multi-organ impacts. For additional information and summaries of long-COVID articles and research studies from various media outlets and publications, please […]

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COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s Statement of Support of Section 301 of the PREVENT Pandemics Act
February 7, 2022

On February 1, 2022, the COVID Patient Recovery Alliance submitted a letter to Senators Patty Murray and Richard Burr, in support of significant new federal long-COVID policies in Section 301 of their new draft bipartisan legislation, known as the Prepare for and Respond to Existing Viruses, Emerging New Threats, and Pandemics Act (PREVENT Pandemics Act). […]

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COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s Statement of Support of CURES 2.0 Legislation
November 19, 2021

In mid-November 2021, the COVID Patient Recovery Alliance submitted a letter to Representatives DeGette and Upton, in support of significant new federal long-COVID policies in their new bipartisan legislation, Cures 2.0, H.R. 6000. The full statement may be accessed here.

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Coalition Recommends Comprehensive Federal Policies to Meet the Needs of Individuals with Long-COVID
September 28, 2021

COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s Interim Report Outlines More Than Two Dozen Recommendations for Federal Policymakers To Help Promote Recovery and Restoration Washington D.C. — Today, the COVID Patient Recovery Alliance released an interim report, “Towards Recovery and Restoration: Policy Recommendations to Improve the Care of Individuals Living with Long-COVID.” The multi-sector alliance, convened by Governor […]

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COVID Patient Recovery Alliance’s Letter of Support of CURES 2.0 Legislation
August 2, 2021

In mid-July 2021, the COVID Patient Recovery Alliance submitted a letter to Representatives DeGette and Upton, in support of the inclusion of long-COVID policies in their recent CURES 2.0 Act draft. The full letter may be accessed here. 

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New Healthcare Collaborative Launches to Help Patients with Long-COVID
April 28, 2021

Governor Mike Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle Announce New, Multi-Sector Alliance to Address Long-COVID Challenges and Promote Recovery Salt Lake City, April 28, 2021—Today, Governor Mike Leavitt, former Governor of Utah and former U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS), and Nancy-Ann DeParle, former Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy […]

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The Call to Action
April 28, 2021

As part of their official launch of the Alliance, Governor Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle also released a Call to Action, in which they outline the need for research and collaboration to “help inform how to best help the millions of Americans whose symptoms may not end, even after the public health emergency does.” Leavitt and DeParle […]

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Letter to the Energy and Commerce Committee
April 28, 2021

COVID Patient Recovery Alliance co-conveners, Governor Michael Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle, submitted a letter commending the leaders of the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health for holding a hearing, “The Long Haul: Forging a Path through the Lingering Effects of COVID-19.” In the letter, they said, “We applaud the Committee for holding the hearing. We […]

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