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Dignity Health Libraries: C-19 Patient & General Public

Our COVID-19 Portal is dedicated to Clinical Team Members who care for COVID-19 patients and to those who support them behind the scenes. Thank you! Be safe!

What You Need to Know

Information in Many Languages

WHO Myth Buster Facts

Ultra-violet (UV) lamps should not be used to disinfect hands or other areas of your skin. UV radiation can cause skin irritation and damage your eyes.

Exposing yourself to the sun or to temperatures higher than 25C degrees DOES NOT prevent the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

There are currently no drugs licensed for the treatment or prevention of COVID-19.

Spraying and introducing bleach or another disinfectant into your body WILL NOT protect you against COVID-19 and can be dangerous.

Drinking methanol, ethanol or bleach DOES NOT prevent or cure COVID-19 and can be extremely dangerous.

FACT: Studies show hydroxychloroquine does not have clinical benefits in treating COVID-19.

FACT: The prolonged use of medical masks* when properly worn, DOES NOT cause CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency

In Memory... COVID-19 Deaths

Wear a Mask - Save Lives!

COVID-19 Tests

Important: Keep Up with Childhood Vaccinations

Public Libraries @ the Hospital/Home - Online Books & More

Help Us Help You

"We Stay at Work for You, You Stay at Home for Us"

 St. Mary Medical Center Drive-Thru Testing - Closed


Developed by Judy Kraemer, MLIS, MBA, Medical Librarian, Esmeralda Herrejon, Library Intern at St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach