Don’t delay care during COVID-19.
We are offering convenient virtual visits, and we have taken unprecedented steps to ensure in-person visits are welcoming and safe. Please do all you can to take care of yourself and your family.
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, call your primary care provider before coming to the hospital. If you have life-threatening symptoms like difficulty breathing or chest pressure, please call 911.
Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, chief of infectious diseases at Mass General, addresses common questions about navigating the world during COVID-19, and shares expert advice for slowing its spread.
As of August 5, patients who are not on enhanced respiratory isolation may have one asymptomatic (no COVID-19 symptoms) visitor over the age of 18 in the hospital at a time.
Massachusetts General Hospital is participating in a number of local, regional and national clinical trials testing new therapies for COVID-19.
New options for existing patients: information and resources will be available for Patient Gateway. A member of your care team will be able to assess if you can take part in a virtual visit.
Mass General Brigham has launched a system-wide effort to ensure that patients, providers and employees are treated equitably and have access to necessary information during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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View the latest articles featuring Mass General physicians and infectious-disease experts leading the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19).
- Public Health Experts Urge Americans To Avoid Holiday Travel As Thanksgiving Approaches – GBH News/Greater Boston features Mass General physician Vanessa Kerry (November 23)
- 25 Investigates: How will the COVID-19 vaccine be distributed in Mass.? – Boston 25 News features Mass General Division of Emergency Preparedness chief Paul Biddinger (November 23)
- Now the U.S. Has Lots of Ventilators, but Too Few Specialists to Operate Them – New York Times quotes Mass General physician Susan Wilcox (November 22)
- Doctors and nurses want more data before championing vaccines to end the pandemic – Washington Post quotes Mass GenerallDivision of Emergency Preparedness chief Paul Biddinger (November 21)
- Experts Warn Against Holiday Travel Amid Coronavirus Pandemic – NBC Boston features Mass General physician Mark Siedner (November 20)
- Thanksgiving 2020: How to celebrate safely and smoothly – Washington Post quotes Mass General physician Rochelle Walensky (November 19)
- ‘First Time Through Was Difficult': Health Workers Bracing for a New Surge of COVID-19 Patients – NBC Boston features Mass General nurses James Bradley and Emily Doyle (November 18)
- 'Months and months' before large-scale COVID-19 vaccinations can be rolled out – WCVB report features Mass General Division of Emergency Preparedness chief Paul Biddinger (November 17)
- Don't rely on a negative test result to see your family for Thanksgiving – CNN quotes Mass General physician Rochelle Walensky (November 16)
- Efforts intensify to determine those first in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine — and build trust in skeptical communities – Boston Globe quotes Mass General Chelsea Healthcare Center medical director Dean Xerras (November 15)