As the cases of COVID-19 continue to grow, experts from Partners HealthCare have shared updates and advice for patients with local and national media.

  • Partners HealthCare joins with Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Battelle to help bring new technology to region in fight against COVID-19. Learn more in the Boston Globe.

  • Ellen Braaten, PhD, Director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), discussed the mental health effects of physical distancing on children and what parents can do to help. Learn more on Slate.

  • Lakiea Wright, MD, an allergist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, shares the differences between spring allergy and COVID-19 symptoms. Learn more on WCVB.

  • The Spaulding Rehabilitation Network has opened a dedicated COVID-19 recovery unit at their Cambridge location to help free up space at other network hospitals for patients in need of intensive care. Learn more on WBUR.

  • After cancelling their wedding plans due to COVID-19 restrictions, two epidemiologists, Jen Andonian from MGH and her fiancé Matt Shearer from Johns Hopkins, recently tied the knot in a small ceremony at the MGH Ether Dome. Read about this heartwarming story in the Boston Globe.

  • Numerous Infectious Disease Specialists in the Boston area, including Daniel Kuritzkes, MD, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Matthew R. Leibowitz, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital, sent a unified message to the public and shared the challenges they are facing regarding COVID-19. Learn more in the Boston Globe.