Specialized clinic for post-COVID-19 conditions

Created in 2020, the CIUSSS de l'Estrie – CHUS specialized clinic for post-COVID-19 conditions offers medical support to people suffering from the symptoms of long COVID. The clinic, located in Sherbrooke, is directed by Dr. Alain Piché, who is a microbiologist and infectious-disease specialist. He is backed by a multidisciplinary team.

Access to the clinic is restricted to referral by a physician or other health-care professional. 


People who have had COVID-19 and have symptoms that persist beyond a month.

These symptoms cannot be explained by any other condition and did not exist before the infection.

Services Provided 

The clinic's team provides care, follow-up, and support to overcome the various physical and mental problems associated with this condition. 

  • Assessment 
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Management of examinations and blood tests
  • Follow-up of CNESST and sick-leave forms
  • Participation in clinical trials or research protocols

Accessing the Services

  • Have had a positive test (PCR test, self-test, or serology) for COVID-19 at least four weeks ago. 
  • Have been referred by a health-care professional.

Clinic Objectives

  • Improve the quality of life for people with post-COVID-19 disease.
  • Provide information. 
  • Contribute to research and the academic mission. 

The specialized clinic is also for people suffering from post-Lyme syndrome. For more information