Coronavirus

Information and news relating to the coronavirus pandemic

  • Exploring Post-COVID syndrome research & treatments

    Exploring Post-COVID syndrome research & treatments

    Learn about the latest findings and treatments for post-COVID syndrome from Providence.

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  • Stay healthy with clean hands and a flu shot

    Stay healthy with clean hands and a flu shot

    It’s National Handwashing Awareness Week and National Influenza Vaccination Week. Learn how you can keep yourself healthy this winter.

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  • Understanding long COVID based on patient experiences

    Understanding long COVID based on patient experiences

    A new study examined patient experiences with long-COVID and identified four distinct groupings encompassing the wide-ranging experiences of long COVID patients.

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  • Wish you could get rid of your COVID-19 symptoms sooner? Be part of a new study

    Wish you could get rid of your COVID-19 symptoms sooner? Be part of a new study

    The OakTree study is looking at a new COVID-19 drug to see if it can shorten the time you have symptoms. Learn more about participating.

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  • Drawing on patient experiences, Providence study identifies four categories of long COVID and reveals importance of whole-person care

    Drawing on patient experiences, Providence study identifies four categories of long COVID and reveals importance of whole-person care

    Providence study seeks to help practitioners better identify and care for patients by providing a more comprehensive understanding of how long COVID presents and the patient experience of this disease

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  • What your doctor wishes you knew about the flu

    What your doctor wishes you knew about the flu

    Think you know all there is to know about the flu? Hear from a doctor about common myths and why you should get a flu vaccine.

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  • COVID cases on the rise: Help slow the spread

    COVID cases on the rise: Help slow the spread

    Recently, COVID tests jumped to 11% positive in Oregon, up from 4% in July. If you get sick, stay home from work and contact caregiver health. Also call caregiver health if you’re exposed to COVID.

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  • Where would we be without nurses?

    Where would we be without nurses?

    During National Nurses Week, Providence celebrates our many nurses, who have realized they can face anything after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Shining a spotlight on health literacy and minority health

    Shining a spotlight on health literacy and minority health

    Providence is putting a spotlight on some ways to increase health literacy for people of all races and ethnicities this National Minority Health Month.

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  • Providence leader developed strength through adversity

    Providence leader developed strength through adversity

    Our communications director had to navigate dual roles when a shooter was reported at her children’s school. Learn how COVID-19 helped prepare her.

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  • Learn how vaccines save lives this World Immunization Week

    Learn how vaccines save lives this World Immunization Week

    Vaccines have helped us nearly eliminate so many diseases over the past 100 years. Talk to your doctor about whether you are up to date

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  • Providence to end pre-admission COVID testing for asymptomatic patients, Jan. 31

    Providence to end pre-admission COVID testing for asymptomatic patients, Jan. 31

    On Tuesday, Jan. 31, Providence Oregon will stop requiring pre-admission COVID testing of most asymptomatic hospital patients. See the details and a review of recent studies supporting the change.

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  • New research evaluates the safety of transplants from organ donors that tested positive for SARS-CoV-2

    New research evaluates the safety of transplants from organ donors that tested positive for SARS-CoV-2

    Evidence outlined in a new research publication co-authored by Dr. Jason Goldman of Providence Swedish could help respond to the shortage of donated organs during COVID-19.

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  • RSV, Flu & COVID: What you need to know

    RSV, Flu & COVID: What you need to know

    As fall and winter move in, your children may be exposed to the triple threat of RSV, the flu and COVID-19. Here’s how to tell the difference.

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  • Providence Saint John’s Leads Clinical Trial Using Novel Cell Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Patients

    Providence Saint John’s Leads Clinical Trial Using Novel Cell Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Patients

    Initial results, safety data from clinical trial shared during international medical conference

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  • Long COVID: What is it and how long will it last?

    Long COVID: What is it and how long will it last?

    A recent Hear Me Now podcast examines research about long COVID and what the evidence shows.

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  • Providence telehealth highlighted on House floor as House passes two-year telehealth extension

    Providence telehealth highlighted on House floor as House passes two-year telehealth extension

    Providence was recognized by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA) for our commitment to scaling telehealth services throughout the pandemic and providing services to millions of patients.

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  • Addressing Digital Health Literacy Issues Within Vulnerable Populations

    Addressing Digital Health Literacy Issues Within Vulnerable Populations

    Sherene Schlegel, Executive Director of Telehealth Clinical Operations spoke at a mHealth Intelligence panel on digital health literacy, in particular, among underserved populations.

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  • Telehealth 2.0: How Providence is taking its platform to the next level

    Telehealth 2.0: How Providence is taking its platform to the next level

    Todd Czartoski, MD joined the Becker's "Digital Health + Health IT" podcast to talk about where the health system's virtual care program is headed.

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  • Leveraging Telehospitalists in the Age of COVID-19

    Leveraging Telehospitalists in the Age of COVID-19

    Providence expanded its telehospitalist program to include cross-cover capabilities and daytime coverage at smaller facilities, helping them manage COVID-19-related volume surges during the pandemic.

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