Coronavirus

Information and news relating to the coronavirus pandemic

  • COVID Community Update

    COVID Community Update

    Providence Northwest Washington responds to Omicron variant spreading in our community.

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  • As a significantly higher COVID surge looms, hospital systems ask for your help

    As a significantly higher COVID surge looms, hospital systems ask for your help

    Get vaccinated and get boosted if you have not already done so.

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  • We have much to celebrate and improve this World AIDS Day

    We have much to celebrate and improve this World AIDS Day

    Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. Take a moment to better understand your risk and recognize how your voice can help ensure equitable healthcare for all.

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  • COVID-19 incubation timeline: When am I contagious?

    COVID-19 incubation timeline: When am I contagious?

    Providence shares information about COVID-19’s incubation period, outlines when most people are contagious and defines when to isolate or quarantine.

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  • 4 tips for safer holiday celebrations

    4 tips for safer holiday celebrations

    Holidays are here! Learn how to celebrate safely, keep your family healthy, and avoid a community surge of COVID-19 this year.

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  • COVID-19 vaccine and kids: What you need to know

    COVID-19 vaccine and kids: What you need to know

    COVID-19 vaccines are now approved for children ages 5-11. Learn the facts about the vaccine and kids.

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  • Celebrating the holidays with friends and family? Here are some tips for gathering safely

    Celebrating the holidays with friends and family? Here are some tips for gathering safely

    Here are some tips, strategies and insight into protecting your physical, mental and emotional health during another pandemic holiday season.

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  • Cold? Flu? COVID? How do I know?

    Cold? Flu? COVID? How do I know?

    Determine symptoms of COVID, Flu or Cold

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  • Food insecurity and the pandemic: How Providence is responding in one local market

    Food insecurity and the pandemic: How Providence is responding in one local market

    The Providence St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund (SJCPF) has a new initiative that enlists help from local partners to tackle issues in the community such as food insecurity.

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  • Inside the ICU: An exclusive look inside Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s intensive care unit

    Inside the ICU: An exclusive look inside Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s intensive care unit

    Providence caregivers use proning to help COVID-19 patients on ventilators in the ICU.

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  • Cancer and your risk of COVID-19

    Cancer and your risk of COVID-19

    Navigating cancer treatments is overwhelming at any time, but especially during a pandemic. Get the facts about your risk of COVID-19.

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  • Paso a Paso: Free health education supporting our Latino community

    Paso a Paso: Free health education supporting our Latino community

    The Paso a Paso (Step by Step) program from Providence offers free health education to the Latino community and helps them navigate cultural differences.

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  • At Providence, supporting our caregivers means supporting their kids

    At Providence, supporting our caregivers means supporting their kids

    The Early Childhood Directions program offers exceptional education and support for the children of caregivers while they work, even during the pandemic. Here’s how they do it.

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  • Year of the Nurse: The Power of Perseverance

    Year of the Nurse: The Power of Perseverance

    Two nurses share their story about providing world-class care for the first COVID-19 patient in the U.S. at Providence in Everett, WA.

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  • FDA grants full approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

    FDA grants full approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

    The FDA granted full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 16 and up, validating the vaccine's safety. Learn more.

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  • A surrogate family: Caring for a newborn while his mother recovered from COVID-19

    A surrogate family: Caring for a newborn while his mother recovered from COVID-19

    Providence caregivers stepped up to care for a newborn and help the mother recover from COVID-19. Learn more.

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  • Third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

    Third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

    CDC, FDA recommend third dose of COVID-19 vaccine Last week, the Food and Drug Administration authorized a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for certain individuals.

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  • The pandemic changed how mental health is discussed and treated

    The pandemic changed how mental health is discussed and treated

    Providence mental health experts share their perspectives on the mental strain caused by the pandemic. Learn more.

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  • Breaking down barriers to vaccine hesitancy

    Breaking down barriers to vaccine hesitancy

    The PSJH team is breaking through barriers of vaccine hesitancy in the OC Hispanic community by meeting this group right where they are. Here’s how.

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  • Community Health Investment: New grant funds vaccine efforts

    Community Health Investment: New grant funds vaccine efforts

    Learn how the newest grant to Community Health Investment, Providence Southern California, will help reach hard-hit communities about COVID-19 vaccinations.

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