Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention & Care

We know the spread of COVID-19 has created a lot of anxiety and uncertainty for many people. We hope these resources will help you and your loved ones stay well during this difficult time.
Q & A: Are Two Masks Better Than One?

Are Two Masks Better Than One?

Erica Shenoy, MD, PhD, answers common questions on masking outside of health care settings, and discusses the best type of mask to wear while out and about in your community.

Article title: Staying Home to Stop the Spread While Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Staying Home to Stop the Spread While Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder

David Mischoulon, MD, PhD, psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, offers insights on SAD and how to stay well at home this winter.

Article title: Tips to Improve Sleep During COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

As the vaccine becomes available to people across the U.S., there are many questions about receiving the vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Additional Resources

I prefer the term 'physical distancing.' It seems we need social connections now more than ever.

Peter L. Slavin, MD
President, Massachusetts General Hospital

MGRI Guide to Physical Distancing

Wellness at Home

Alcohol Use During the Pandemic: Q&A with Recovery Coaches Raina McMahan and Win

Raina McMahan and Windia Rodriquez, certified addictions recovery coaches, discuss some of the ways that the pandemic has put a strain on those struggling with substance use disorders.

7 Ways to Support Kids and Teens Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tips on how to engage with kids of all ages to help them maintain emotional stability during the crisis, followed by guidance on how to tailor conversations for kids at of different ages.

Coronavirus and Family Mental Health

To help manage our emotional well-being, and that of our children, teens and young adults, we must do our best to take this one day at a time.

Depression Rises During COVID-19: Resources for Patients and Their Families

Mauricio Fava, MD, shares resources for people suffering from mental health conditions, including mindfulness, telepsychiatry and other recommendations.

Tips to Improve Sleep During COVID-19

John Winkelman, MD, PhD, specializes in research regarding various sleep disorders, including insomnia and restless legs syndrome. Below, he shares tips to improve your sleep.

Supporting Families of Children with Medical Conditions During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the care of children with preexisting medical conditions.

Video: Our Safe Care Commitment

Learn more from Dr. Katrina Armstrong about Mass General's commitment to providing the best and safest care—whatever your health care needs may be.

FAQs for Cancer Center Patients

A COVID-19 (coronavirus) patient information bulletin and FAQs for Cancer Center patients.

COVID-19 During Pregnancy

Frequently asked questions for patients who are pregnant during the coronavirus pandemic.

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