How to Stay Up-to-Date on Mass General’s Coronavirus Response

The situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is changing on a moment-to-moment basis, and we want to make sure you stay informed. Here’s a handy list of resources that will keep you up to date on what’s happening at Mass General from both a clinical and research perspective.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Latest Updates on

This is the official hospital-approved source for news and information about the cornavirus virus and related issues, such as changes to our visitor policy, frequently asked questions, how to schedule virtual visits and more.

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  • Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard @ragoninstitute
  • Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH (Chief of Infectious Diseases) @RWalensky
  • Erica S. Shenoy, MD, PhD (Associate Chief, Infection Control Unit)
  • Paul Biddinger, MD (Chief, Division of Emergency Preparedness & Director, MGH Center for Disaster Medicine) @PBiddinger

Additional Articles and Resources:

Calm in the time of coronavirus

Drs. Darshan Mehta and Christina Luberta of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Mass General give tips on staying calm during the coronavirus outbreak.

Employer responsibility in the age of coronavirus

A perspective from Paul Biddinger, MD, Mass General Endowed Chair in Emergency Preparedness and Director of the Mass General Center for Disaster Medicine; and Eric Rosengren, PhD, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

How to talk to your kids about coronavirus

In this video, Gene Beresin, MD, executive director of the Mass General Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, offers helpful tips about how to engage with children of all ages to support and maintain emotional stability during this evolving situation.

Tips for keeping hands hydrated and healthy

Handwashing often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is a key step to helping to prevent illness. But for many of us, it can also present a new problem: dry or even cracked skin. Dr. Mathew Avram is the director of Mass General’s Dermatology Laser and Cosmetic Center and offers up a couple of key tips on keeping hands healthy—and hydrated—in the weeks ahead. 

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