Skip to main content
Jefferson Health

Home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College

COVID-19

Is It Safe To Attend Family Gatherings This Holiday Season?
While many people are vaccinated, COVID-19 still poses a risk to family gatherings. Emergency medicine physician Dr. Efrat Kean weighs in on how to minimize your level of risk.
Wearing Scrubs Like a Shield
Identity at home and work in a time of anti-Asian hate during the pandemic.
What You Need to Know About the COVID Vaccine and Kids Ages Five and Up
The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children ages 5-11, so we spoke with pediatrician Dr. Meg Frizzola to answer questions from parents.
How to Cope with Pandemic Burnout
Prolonged uncertainty and cumulative trauma are leaving many fatigued and stressed. Here are some tips from mental health experts for accepting change, managing anxiety and mental fog.
How to Handle Halloween During COVID-19
A family medicine physician talks redefining trick-or-treating, safe alternatives and shares how she plans on celebrating with her own child.
Step by Step: What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19
From what to do if you start having symptoms, the differences between COVID-19 tests, what to do if you test positive, to when you can re-enter society safely, this is your complete guide to care.
Can You Have Natural Immunity
to COVID-19?
Dr. John Zurlo breaks down the difference between natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity, and why COVID-19 vaccination remains critical.
Best Practices For Face Masks For Your Children
Here are the mask-wearing best practices you need to know, from best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed.
Essays Capture How Lives Are Forever Changed During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Winners of the Drs. Theresa and Charles Yeo Writing Prize pen vulnerable stories about the realities of this historic pandemic and turbulent times to share with future generations.
Here’s What You Can Expect for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots This Fall
Dr. Bruce Meyer, president of Jefferson Health, provides the latest on booster shot recommendations and updates on vaccines for children under 12.
Jefferson Reacts to FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
The FDA’s decision to fully approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine marks a milestone moment in the battle against COVID-19 and optimism for the public’s vaccine confidence.