A cartoonish illustration of a man in a wheel chair in a garden. He has a speech bubble that says, "It has been difficult. People with disabilities tend to struggle getting true support. Hopefully this can be a chance for change." Bold text says, "Who is left out of the conversation?"

In March 2020, Monique Jackson was infected with COVID-19 and has been experiencing symptoms of Long Covid ever since. In her project, Corona Diary, Jackson documents her story of living with the chronic illness in the UK. She published frequent illustrations that promoted self-advocacy, community building, and helpful resources. Her… Continue Reading @_coronadiary The Artwork of Monique Jackson

a light teal background with a white illustration of a plant stem with two leaves. In all capital letters and a clean font reads "COVID CAFÉ

Covid Café was a collection of drop-in online sessions for people who are experiencing Long Covid’s lasting effects. The Covid Café is hosted by Spare Tyre a “female artist-led participatory theatre company that seeks to reflect society, challenge its prejudices and make life equal.” The sessions were hosted in the… Continue Reading Covid Café

At the bottom left of a deep yellow rectangle is the white Long Covid Justice logo. Two outlines of overlapping half circles with LONG COVID JUSTICE in bold text above them.

Hijacking the graphic template format, Long Covid Justice posted 6 shareable valentines that center pandemic solidarity and liberation for all. They were created in collaboration with TransEquity in an effort to maintain a political framework of pandemic solidarity. They provided a wealth of resources and information. Long Covid Justice seeks… Continue Reading Long Covid Justice’s Pandemic Solidarity Valentines

Purple sans serif text with slight angularity and diamonds dotting the i’s says “The Sick Times”

The Sick Times is an independent website that documents the ongoing Long Covid crisis. They invite readers to join them as they “​​investigate injustices, challenge powerful institutions, wade through the latest research, assess COVID-19 data, and offer a platform for those most affected by the crisis.” While COVID continues to… Continue Reading The Sick Times

The AAPD logo in a deep blue color with a white background. It is a blue and white power symbol AAPD in bold text and "American Association of People with Disabilities" written below it

In a February 2024 press release, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) critiqued the Biden-Harris administration and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention for their proposed changes in isolation guidelines for people with COVID-19. AAPD is a collaboration between disability advocates, government agencies, and corporate and… Continue Reading AAPD Admonishes Proposed Changes to CDC COVID Isolation Guidance

A picture of Alice Wong, an Asian American disabled woman in a wheelchair, a tracheostomy is in her throat connected to a ventilator tube. She is in the emergency room at UCSF Moffitt/Long hospital. She's swaddled in blankets, her eyes are closed, and she's trying to sleep as she waits for test results and a bed in the intensive care unit. Behind her is a computer monitor with a bright glow. On a table in front of her is a wheelchair battery charger.

Alice Wong “(she/her) is a disabled activist, writer, editor, and community organizer. Alice is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.” Wong has created many conversation spaces for people to share their disabled experiences and tell their… Continue Reading Alice Wong’s #N95s4UCSF: Call to Action

A depiction of a COVID-19 particle in front of the earth that is blurred in the background as if it is glowing red. Text at the top says, "COVID-19 Here to Stay" in red text. Text in white at the top reads "we failed"

The disability forward response team The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies tweeted on May 6th, 2023 in response to the World Health Organization’s announcement of the end of the global health emergency of COVID-19. As disaster responders, they write that “Ending the #COVID Emergency is a #Disaster for #Disabled People.”… Continue Reading The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies: “COVID-19, Here To Stay, We Failed.”

two photos of MTA advertising side by side. The photo on the left is a Yellow MTA sign with people wearing masks, wearing masks incorrectly, or wearing no mask at all. Text reads: Masks are encouraged, but optional. Under someone wearing a mask incorrectly, text reads: You do you. On the right is from @nycHealthy Flu, COVID-19 and RSV are all currently spreading in NYC. Wearing a mask in public indoor spaces and crowded places can help protect you and also protect others if you’re sick. High-quality masks, such as N95s, KN95s and KF94s provide the best protection [picture of snowman wearing an N95 mask with text saying "mask up"]

Dr. Lucky Tran, a public health and climate justice advocate and science communicator, took to X to compare mask signage created by the Metropolitan Transit Authority. On the left is a sign from September 2022 that implies that any way travelers wear a mask is ok even if that’s incorrect.… Continue Reading In One Year, New York City’s Messaging Went from “You do You” to “Mask up with an N95.”

Screenshot of NY Daily News with a headline that reads "As Covid Spikes in NYC, Mask Mandates Return to City Hospitals." The article includes an image of a sign in a window with a headline that reads "Wear your mask even if you're vaxxed" with a person in the background wearing a mask.

A 1/3/24 article in the New York Daily News has the headline “As Covid Spikes in NYC, Mask Mandates Return to City Hospitals”, which notes: With COVID, flu, and RSV on the rise the NYC public hospital system brought back masking requirements just after Christmas 2023. The spike in this… Continue Reading As COVID Spikes in City Hospitals, Mask Mandates Return (January 3, 2024)

Christopher stands with crossed arms and a gentle smile against a beige stone wall. He is a muscular male-appearing person, wearing a dark-green hat, a black shirt, khaki shorts, and black sandals. He has hair on his chest and face, tattoos and bracelets on his arms.

August 17, 2023 Source: Instagram page of Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez, a Visually Impaired choreographer based in NYC. “8 weeks ago I tested positive for Covid for the seventh time in the last two years. Every time I get infected it takes me 5-6 weeks to recover. This last time it… Continue Reading Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez on testing positive for Covid for the 7th time