Coronavirus

Information and news relating to the coronavirus pandemic

  • 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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  • COVID-19 boosters: Who’s eligible, when?

    COVID-19 boosters: Who’s eligible, when?

    Medical experts have announced plans to offer an additional dose of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines starting this fall.

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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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  • Providence Oregon Updated Visitor Policy

    Providence Oregon Updated Visitor Policy

    Due to this COVID surge, Providence facilities are not allowing visitors – with a few exceptions. The new policy takes effect Aug. 23.

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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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  • On the fence about getting your children vaccinated for COVID? Here are a few reasons to consider it

    On the fence about getting your children vaccinated for COVID? Here are a few reasons to consider it

    Parents must make deeply personal decisions about vaccinations for their children. Here are things to consider if you're on the fence about COVID-19 vaccines.

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  • Kaiser, Providence and Medical Teams International partner in vaccine equity efforts

    Kaiser, Providence and Medical Teams International partner in vaccine equity efforts

    Portland’s first African American Baptist church, Mt. Olivet, has opened a temporary vaccination clinic, funded by Providence Health & Services and Kaiser Permanente.

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  • Project spotlight series: How COVID-19 pivoted healthcare delivery

    Project spotlight series: How COVID-19 pivoted healthcare delivery

    The Providence Digital Innovation Group brings you part 2 of our project spotlight series. Learn the ways we’re improving primary care, surgical appointments and mental healthcare.

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  • Mother's Day and Mental Health Awareness: A tribute to pandemic moms

    Mother's Day and Mental Health Awareness: A tribute to pandemic moms

    This month we applaud moms on Mother’s Day and acknowledge Mental Health Awareness Month. Find out why this is the perfect pair of events for May.

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  • Stroke in younger adults: The risks and signs

    Stroke in younger adults: The risks and signs

    A stroke can happen to anyone at any age. It’s important to learn the risks and the signs so you can get help FAST. Here’s what you need to know.

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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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  • Is COVID-19 making women drink more? Research says yes.

    Is COVID-19 making women drink more? Research says yes.

    Alcohol use among women is increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover why and healthier ways to cope with stress and anxiety.

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  • I’m fully vaccinated. Can I socialize now?

    I’m fully vaccinated. Can I socialize now?

    The CDC recently published its first set of public health recommendations for activities fully vaccinated people can resume.

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  • Fighting food insecurity through community partnerships

    Fighting food insecurity through community partnerships

    Food insecurity is impacting communities around the country. The Providence Community Health Investment is helping its partners provide healthy meals and hope to those impacted.

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