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Coronavirus (COVID-19): check here for visitor policy, what to do if you're sick, and more.

COVID-19 Information

Please call your provider’s office for questions about services and appointments as we work to ensure the safety of our patients, providers and community. If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, or concerns about COVID-19 exposure, call your primary care office. In a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.

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Infectious Diseases

The infectious disease specialists at Baystate Health diagnose and treat patients with  infections. Our expert staff cares for you whether you are in the hospital or visiting one of our outpatient clinics. We provide 24/7 inpatient consultations for pediatrics patients at Baystate Children’s Hospital and follow-up care at Baystate Children’s Specialty Center.

Comprehensive Care

Our infectious disease team treats a wide variety of infectious diseases caused by germs including bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.   Our faculty are experts on everything from the viruses that cause the common cold to the most serious illnesses caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Conditions We Treat

We offer treatments for conditions including:

  • Hepatitis and Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • c.Diff
  • Lyme Disease

Travel Medicine

You can schedule an appointment with a nurse practitioner for a customized travel health and safety consultation.


We also have an Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit, where we conduct clinical studies primarily related to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, pneumonia, influenza and vaccines. Our fellowship is the only ACGME-accredited Infectious Diseases fellowship in western Massachusetts.