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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Arthritis

The pandemic has affected many aspects of managing chronic illnesses like arthritis: Patients may have concerns about their medications, using telehealth vs. in-person doctor visits, how to manage arthritis pain, fatigue, and other symptoms during these stressful times, as well as how to continue to eat healthy, stay physically active, care for mental health needs, and so much more. Our team is committed to keeping patients updated with the latest guidance and advice as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Understanding COVID-19 by Arthritis Type or Co-Condition

It is common for people living with arthritis to have co-occurring health issues, called comorbidities. Some of these health conditions, like heart disease or lung disease, can increase the risk for COVID-19 complications. Here is us what we know about various health conditions and how they affect COVID-19.