COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Summary

At Cedars-Sinai, our top priority is the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff. We always use the best safety practices to protect the health of everyone who comes to our hospitals and clinics.

Our care teams are experts in treating new and emerging diseases, utilizing infection prevention protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We continue to coordinate closely with local, state and federal health agencies.

If you are a Cedars-Sinai patient or visitor, learn more about any updates related to COVID-19 that might affect you.

Click here for links to media coverage of Cedars-Sinai's COVID-19 response. 

July
02,
2020
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the nation heads into the Independence Day holiday — and the first full month of widescale easing of stay-at-home orders — Cedars-Sinai’s Chief Medical Officer is tracking the COVID-19 numbers. And he’s deeply worried about what he’s
June
30,
2020
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A new study shows that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 (coronavirus), can infect heart cells in a lab dish, indicating it may be possible for heart cells in COVID-19 patients to be directly infected by the virus. The discovery, published
June
26,
2020
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For many patients admitted to the hospital with COVID-19, surviving the virus is only half of the battle. Once deemed virus-free and ready to be sent home, the often-long road to recovery – including rebuilding lung capacity and overall respiratory
June
24,
2020
| 05:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
Alzheimer's disease in its early stages affects the integrity of small blood vessels in the retinas of patients, according to a recent study led by Cedars-Sinai. This discovery holds promise for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's through the
June
23,
2020
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
To avoid a second California shutdown, Gov. Gavin Newsom recently ordered all state residents to wear a mask in public. He was later joined by the four previous governors of California—both Democrats and Republicans—in a united public service
June
15,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the U.S. enters its fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-Sinai is sharing key data points that highlight the impact at the medical center and the outcomes for hospitalized patients from March 1 to June 15. During this time,
June
10,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
How can epidemics spread so quickly among entire populations? The Newsroom asked an expert, Cedars-Sinai research scientist Dalin Li, PhD, to explain the math behind the spread of COVID-19. Li was the first author of a recent study that showed how
June
09,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Join us Thursday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m. for an Instagram Live with Oren Friedman, MD, on the @CedarsSinai Instagram account!
June
08,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues, physicians and medical researchers are facing questions about newly recognized symptoms, antibody testing and what the public can expect in the near future. Some also have expressed concern for
May
30,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
While families are safely quarantining at home, pediatricians are worried that many children are missing their vaccinations. Priya Soni, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Cedars-Sinai, said routine well-child visits, including those
May
28,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Front-line healthcare workers at Cedars-Sinai have worked tirelessly to treat and save patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than 4,500 of them are receiving a token of appreciation from Women’s Guild, a support group that has inspired