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. 

March
30,
2020
| 07:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Whether it's worrying about the health of a loved one, feeling stressed about job security or being restless after weeks of being cooped up in the house, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is taking a toll on nearly everyone's mental
March
27,
2020
| 01:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Even in the best of times, hundreds of thousands of Angelenos struggle to pay rent, put dinner on the table and take care of their health needs. Now, with COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreading across the Los Angeles region, Cedars-Sinai is stepping up
March
23,
2020
| 08:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
Health officials are urging the public to wash their hands to avoid getting sick or spreading COVID-19 (coronavirus) to others. Though it seems so simple, many people don't know how to do it effectively. "It's so important to
March
19,
2020
| 10:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is fully prepared to take care of all its patients during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, says Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO. In a three-minute video address to the community and staff members, Priselac discusses
March
19,
2020
| 01:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Although some people who come down with COVID-19 experience few or no symptoms, others may not be as resilient, especially if they have longstanding health issues. Cedars-Sinai experts say the following groups should take extra care in trying to
March
10,
2020
| 02:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Videos and photos of people in public wearing surgical masks or bandanas over their nose and mouth are flooding social media and news reports. But are masks really effective in protecting the general public from COVID-19? No, said Michael