Providence COVID-19 news round-up for 3/19/20

Providence is committed to bringing you data-backed, science-based perspectives on what's happening with the coronavirus (a.k.a. COVID-19). Below are some links to media outlets where Providence leaders have provided their perspectives on a variety of coronavirus-related topics. 

We hope you'll find some helpful and assuring insights below. Stay safe, and wash your hands :) 


Providence’s Dr. Rod Hochman on rethinking how we prepare for the next epidemic or pandemic,   CNN

Hospitals and doctors offices battling coronavirus are running out of protective gear, so Providence, others are making their own,   CNN

        (Also: The Washington PostBecker’s Hospital ReviewGizmodosNew York PostFox News)

Stricter measures in US as coronavirus cases grow, Providence employees step up to make masks by hand,   Good Morning America

Providence’s Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips on hospitals’ supply shortages as the US government prepares for coronavirus pandemic that could last up to 18 months and include multiple waves,  CNN

Providence’s Dr. Becca Bartles on how tech is helping to flatten the curve in the coronavirus pandemic,   Becker’s Hospital Review

Telehealth usage at US hospitals rises as coronavirus outbreak accelerates,   S&P Global Market Intelligence


Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Providence Holy Cross health hour – nothing beats prevention,   KHTS

Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Providence St. Joseph Health, Queen of the Valley: resilient and ready to respond to COVID-19,   Napa Valley Register

Providence Saint John’s Health Center, 10 ways to boost your baby’s immunity to coronavirus, flu, & everything else,   Romper

Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Can you still breastfeed if you test positive for COVID-19?  What To Expect

Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Here’s the deal with telemedicine – which is about to become the new norm,   Shape Magazine

Providence Saint John’s Health Center, How to tell coronavirus, flu, and allergy symptoms apart, according to a doctor,   Runner’s World


Providence Health & Services Oregon, Dr. Anna Meyers answers parents’ questions about coronavirus and their kids,   KATU

Providence Health & Services Oregon, Portland health care providers unveil coronavirus plans,  Portland Business Journal (subscriber-only content)

Providence Health & Services Oregon, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Catholic hospitals central in Oregon’s COVID-19 battle,   Catholic Sentinel

Providence Health & Services Oregon, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, Providence Medford Medical Center, Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Providence Newberg Medical Center, Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence Seaside Hospital, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, Providence Health establishes coronavirus testing lab,   Portland Tribune

        (Also: KOINOregonianOregon Public BroadcastingKDRV)

Providence Health & Services Oregon, Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence Newberg Medical Center, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, Providence Medford Medical Center, Surge tents pop up at Legacy, Providence hospitals for coronavirus prep,   Oregonian

Providence Seaside Hospital, Providence Seaside to add 16 new patient care rooms,   Seaside Signal 


Covenant Health, Covenant Health, University Medical Center hosting press conference, Thursday, March 19,   KCBD


Providence Health & Services, Local organizations bracing for COVID-19 to hit homeless population,  Everett Herald

Providence Health & Services, Outside coronavirus epicenter, Northwest Health System workers brace for what’s coming,   Spokane Public Radio

Providence Health & Services, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital, Providence Holy Family Hospital, Providence Mount Carmel Hospital, Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Health district, health care providers setting up drive-thru test site,  KREM

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, Providence St. Joseph Health, A key to treating coronavirus, used in Snohomish Co.,   KOMO

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, Swedish, Evictions on hold statewide amid COVID-19 outbreak,   Everett Herald

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital, Washington State scrambles to secure hospital beds, supplies,   The Associated Press

Providence St. Joseph Health, Seattle Children’s Hospital asking community for medical mask donations,   KOMO

Swedish, A tale of two hospitals amid Covid-19,   MedCity News

Swedish, Neighbors helping neighbors: caterers bring meals to staff at Swedish Edmonds,   KING



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