Understanding COVID-19 Vocabulary

From "flattening the curve" to "quarantini," the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new terms into our vocabulary overnight. Understanding this new terminology plays a key role in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 28, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: Security Guards

In addition to their regular duties of keeping patients, visitors and staff safe and secure, the Cedars-Sinai security team is now helping to protect against COVID-19.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 27, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: Operator Services

With all the uncertainty around COVID-19, people undoubtedly have many questions. As a result, the Cedars-Sinai Operator Services team has been busier than ever.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 20, 2020

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The Race to Develop a Vaccine for COVID-19

Scientists around the world are in a race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. Here's what they're up against.

Discoveries / May 18, 2020

Embracing our Community

Cedars-Sinai Community Health Teams Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts | ...

During this crucial time, Cedars-Sinai's community health teams have pivoted their work to best achieve the organization’s mission of serving those in need.

Embracing Our Community / May 18, 2020


Cedars-Sinai Nurses Find a Way to Share Their Smiles

Cedars-Sinai ER nurse Ashley Samaniego saw an opportunity to share the friendly faces behind intimidating PPE, creating the COVID-19 ID Project.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 15, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: ICU Residents and Fellows

As the healthcare heroes at Cedars-Sinai care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, we checked in with our residents and fellows in the ICU to see what the current situation looks like across our hospitals.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 13, 2020


How to Handle Anxiety and Recognize If It's a Problem

Uncertainty amid crises like COVID-19 breeds anxiety. A Cedars-Sinai psychologist has tips to keep it in check and know when it's out of hand.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 08, 2020


Supporting Our Staff Through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many healthcare workers worry about bringing the virus home. To help alleviate these concerns, Cedars-Sinai launched a program offering free hotel stays for staff on the front lines.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 06, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: Environmental Services Staff

As our team continues to manage the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, every aspect of patient care is important. One team that is playing a key role now is Environmental Services, or EVS.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 29, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: Spiritual Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainty and unease to our daily lives, and the Spiritual Care team at Cedars-Sinai has been working hard to support not only patients but also staff dealing with the crisis.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 22, 2020


Going to the Doctor During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

We want all of our patients to know that you should contact us when you need care. We've answered some of the most common questions about seeking medical care during this time.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 20, 2020


How COVID-19 Landed a Young, Healthy Doctor in the Hospital

Cedars-Sinai hospitalist Dr. Ross Grant lived an active and healthy lifestyle, never once having to be admitted to the hospital. That changed after becoming infected with COVID-19 and a rapidly developing case of pneumonia.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 15, 2020


What Is Convalescent Plasma?

As doctors and researchers around the world learn more about COVID-19 (coronavirus), potential treatment options are beginning to emerge. One of these treatment options uses plasma from recovered patients.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 15, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: Nurses

As the healthcare heroes at Cedars-Sinai care for patients during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, we're checking in with them to see what the current situation looks like.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 13, 2020