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Baystate Health, the CARES Act and You

April 06, 2020

Learn more about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act could impact you.


What older adults need to know about COVID-19

April 06, 2020

Older adults are at higher risk of serious illness with COVID-19. Dr. Maura Brennan offers information and tips.


Social Distancing 101: How to stay safe from COVID-19

April 05, 2020

Social distancing is more than just staying away from other people. A Baystate expert shares his tips for staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Should a mother with COVID-19 symptoms breastfeed her baby?

April 05, 2020

Steps to take while breastfeeding to ensure the safety of newborns during COVID-19.

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Talking to kids about COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a reassuring way. As a parent, you can help your kids by understanding what information to tell them and how.


Stay healthy during the coronavirus outbreak by stressing less

March 30, 2020

How staying calm can help you stay healthy during the time of coronavirus.

Birthing precautions during COVID-19: tips for pregnant women

March 29, 2020

Dr. Heather Sankey weighs in on birthing precautions during COVID-19.

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Here are Coronavirus terms you should know

March 28, 2020

We have compiled a glossary with important definitions related to the novel coronavirus.

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COVID-19: Tips for Teaching in a Pandemic

March 26, 2020

To meet the need to educate health professions learners during the COVID-19 pandemic, Baystate faculty created a list of online resources for remote teaching and learning.

Coronavirus vaccine needed, but safety key, researcher says

March 25, 2020

Springfield Republican/MassLive: Dr. Peter Friedman, chief research officer and associate dean for research for the University of Massachusetts Medical School, answers questions about the challenges of developing a vaccine for the coronavirus (COVID-19).