The COVID-19 Health and Safety Taskforce (CHeST) is a coalition of non-profit patient advocacy organizations.
The mission of CHeST is to advocate for policies that protect Americans against COVID-19, long COVID, and associated conditions.
CHeST supports policies that:
- Raise awareness about COVID-19, long COVID, and associated conditions;
- Empower COVID-19 survivors to thrive in their communities; and
- Increase the availability and accessibility of resources for preventing, diagnosing, testing, and treating COVID-19, long COVID, and associated conditions.
For more information about CHeST, press inquiries, or membership, please contact Andrew Wylam: email@example.com.
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