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Feeding the Frontline

November 25, 2020

Generous donors helped to support Baystate Health team members during COVID-19 with meal donations.

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Roberta and Bob Bolduc Receive Baystate Health Foundation Impact Award

November 25, 2020

Bob and Robert Bolduc were recognized for their philanthropic efforts with the 2020 Impact Award from Baystate Health Foundation.


What you need to know about COVID-19 testing

November 19, 2020

Learn what to expect before, during, and after your COVID-19 nasal swab test.


How to cope with loss during the holidays

November 19, 2020

Baystate Health experts share holiday tips for grieving families, some of whom have lost loved ones to COVID-19.

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How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely during COVID-19

November 17, 2020

Big family gatherings like those planned on Thanksgiving are contributing to the spread of COVID-19.

Baystate Team Featured in the New York Times Magazine: "Inside the Chaotic, Cutthroat Gray Market for N95 Masks"

November 17, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged and hospitals struggled to find personal protective equipment for their frontline workers, Dr. Andrew W. Artenstein found himself involved in a scene straight out of a movie.

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Med Student Marcella Jewell First-authors Article on Antibiotic Misuse in Pediatric Asthma

November 13, 2020

Marcella Jewell, a first-year MD/PhD student in the Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health program at UMass Medical School–Baystate and a Research Associate in the Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science, is first author on a paper in BMJ Quality & Safety reporting unnecessary antibiotic prescribing in children hospitalized for asthma exacerbation.


Experts recommend wearing face masks: Learn what kind to wear and how to wear one safely

November 12, 2020

Yes, you should wear a face covering in public and when social distancing is not possible. Read more about guidelines and how-to.


How to tell if you have the flu or COVID-19

November 12, 2020

Flu and COVID-19 symptoms are very similar, so it’s important to take precautions against both.

New program brings the healing power of music to Baystate patients

November 10, 2020

The 'Somebody Played for Me' program connects musicians from the Community Music School of Springfield with Baystate patients for virtual live music performances.