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Dignity Health Libraries COVID-19 Portal: Covid-19
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!
The COVID-19 Vaccine: A Resource Guide: Communication Best Practices and Templates (SR Health)
Healthcare organizations set to administer
the COVID-19 vaccine need to be prepared
from a messaging and logistics standpoint
to quickly provide doses as they become
available. This guide contains free
templates and resources that you can use
to help in your communication efforts.
They run the gamut from frequently asked
questions (FAQs) and myth-busting facts
about the vaccine to a pre-appointment
reminder checklist that includes best
practices for automating your patient
communications and keeping patients
informed. All of these can be used in text,
emails, social media, and websites.
Scientists and engineers with many years of collective research experience related to indoor air quality, aerosol science, aerosol disease transmission, and engineered control systems for aerosols. Our contributors are active researchers investigating aerosol transmission of COVID-19 (see e.g. 1, 2, 3, and 4). Five of us were speakers at the recent Workshop on Airborne Transmission of COVID-19, organized by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the highest level scientific organization in the US). Three of us are members of a COVID-19 WHO expert group.
Virtual Grand Rounds: Updates in COVID-19 and Monkeypox (Slides: Cal HSS & CMA 7/12/22)
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the state, we are now confronted by a new virus: monkeypox.
State epidemiologist Erica Pan, M.D. will share the latest updates about COVID-19 including information about vaccinations, epidemiology and patient care.
Infectious disease expert Peter Chin-Hong, M.D., from U.C. San Francisco will discuss the emergence of monkeypox as a global phenomenon, as well as the epidemiology, signs and symptoms of this disease.
Updates as of February 12, 2021:
- New information on potential for under-detection of occult hypoxemia by pulse oximetry, especially among persons with dark skin
- New information on dermatologic manifestations associated with COVID-19
- New information on prolonged shedding of replication-competent SARS-CoV-2 in severely immunocompromised persons
- New information on reports of reinfection with variant viruses