Smart + Strong, the publisher of award-winning community-focused health magazines and websites, announced today the launch of its newest brand, COVID Health. The website,, was developed in response to the growing need for educational and interactive services for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

COVID Health was created to help people navigate the unknowns of a COVID-19 diagnosis and what lies beyond. The site was also designed to help people learn how to prevent transmission of the new coronavirus, which is called SARS-CoV-2.

New details about the disease are coming to light every day. COVID Health is a trusted source of information and can provide resources to assist you in your recovery, as well as how to prevent COVID-19. includes comprehensive COVID-19 basics, the latest science news and interactive polls and surveys.

“At Smart + Strong, we know that when you are armed with expert, unbiased health care information, when you are empowered and inspired to advocate for your needs and when you can connect to others dealing with a similar health condition, you are more likely to survive and thrive,” said Oriol Gutierrez, editor-in-chief of COVID Health.

“COVID Health was created to raise awareness of the long-term effects related to the largest pandemic in generations,” said Ian E. Anderson, president of Smart + Strong. “COVID Health guides people through the plethora of news coming out about and for survivors and delivers what people need to know to thrive following a COVID-19 diagnosis.”

Smart + Strong is the parent company of an award-winning stable of magazines and their related websites including: POZ and, for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS;, focused on hepatitis care and treatment; Cancer Health and, for people living with and affected by cancer; Real Health and, focused on African-American health; Tu Salud and, focused on Latino health; and Sane and for people seeking mental wellness information. For more information about Smart + Strong, please visit