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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.