COVID-19

Diagnosed with Cancer During COVID-19, A Nurse Takes One Day at a Time
After a life-changing diagnosis in the middle of the pandemic, one nurse is grateful that she didn’t put off her health, and for her fellow healthcare workers and staff as she navigates treatment.
Loneliness in Times of Isolation
Social isolation can change our brain and our lives. What are signs loneliness is affecting us, and how do we combat it?
Tony Luke’s Son Michael Shares His COVID-19 Experience
Michael Lucidonio started developing classic COVID-19 symptoms and within days learned he would need to be put on a ventilator.
How Creating a “New Army of First Preventers” Could Help America Emerge From the Initial COVID-19 Wave
Dr. David Nash, founding dean emeritus of the Jefferson College of Public Health, discusses paths back from the age of social distancing.
Pregnancy During the Coronavirus: How Life and Medical Care Has Changed
What to expect in these uncertain times when you’re preparing for labor and delivery.
How to Upgrade Your “Sleep Hygiene” During Coronavirus Outbreak
Sleep releases cytokines that need to increase to effectively fight infection. Here's what you can do to ensure you get the zzz's you need.
A Coronavirus Visual Guide For Those With Autism
Simple language with illustrations can inform and reassure those on the spectrum.
TJUH Blood Donor Center to Begin Accepting Coronavirus Survivor Plasma Donations
The FDA also recently loosened blood donation regulations, including for men who have sex with men, in an effort to broaden eligibility to donate blood in the wake of COVID-19.
How the Coronavirus Could be Affecting Your Period
Dr. Beth Schwartz says she’s recently received questions from her patients on spotting and bleeding, as well as early, late and skipped periods.
Spread the Science, Not the Virus
Public health researchers at Jefferson recommend ways to avoid misinformation during the COVID19 pandemic, like seeking out trusted sources, local updates, and cross-checked information.
A Global Health Mission Extending More Than a Decade
Dr. Patricia Henwood is on the coronavirus front lines at Jefferson. Her experience training clinicians in Rwanda, Uganda, and other countries to use point-of-care ultrasounds to answer questions about TB, Ebola has prepared her more than most on how to handle a crisis.