By Sanda Diamond Fox
March 12, 2023
BETHEL — For the most part, Rob Stowell's days working the cash register and unloading food from trucks at Trader Joe's in Danbury are pretty typical — with one exception.
All day long, every day, he coughs. He's not sick — his cough is from having a severe case of COVID-19 in 2020, where he came close to death...
Stowell, a Bethel resident and former teacher, has long COVID, which is defined as COVID-19 symptoms lasting longer than one month, said Jerrold Kaplan, a physiatrist and medical director of outpatient and workers' compensation services at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Wallingford.