- Coronavirus Information for Lifespan Patients Scheduled for an Appointment, Test or Procedure
- Information for Hospital Visitors
- Lifespan COVID-19 Vaccination Program
- COVID-19 Resources for Parents and Caregivers
- Community Help with Lifespan's COVID-19 Response
- Alternative Hospital Site at the Rhode Island Convention Center
- Coronavirus COVID-19 Information for Providers
If You Have an Appointment, Test or Surgery Scheduled
The safety of our patients and staff remains our highest priority. Lifespan has taken steps to make sure our facilities remain a safe place for everyone and to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus COVID-19.
Information for Hospital Visitors
We have changed visitation policies at our hospitals in response to COVID. If you are planning to visit a loved one in the hospital, please review these guidelines and current visiting hours before coming to the hospital.
Lifespan Urgent Care locations in Johnston, Middletown, Providence and Warwick are now offering walk-in and online vaccine appointments for those age 18 or older.
Don't Delay Medical Care if You Need It
A reluctance to come to the hospital for fear of exposure to COVID-19 is dangerous because it can lead to devastating delays in care. Lifespan has many procedures and protocols in place to keep patients safe in the hospital, especially during the coronavirus outbreak.
Get the Facts about Coronavirus Vaccines
Karen Tashima, MD, an infectious diseases specialist and the director of clinical trials at the Immunology Center at The Miriam Hospital, discusses the vaccines for COVID-19 and answers common questions about vaccines in general and those developed specifically for COVID-19.
The CDC recommends that everyone ages five and older receive the coronavirus vaccine. Infectious disease specialists Katrina Byrd, MD and Silvia Chiang, MD answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines for children.
Coronavirus: What You Should Know
All resources below link to CDC.gov, unless otherwise noted.
- Get the latest updates
- How to protect yourself and others
- COVID-19 FAQs
- Information for those who are at higher risk for severe illness
- What to do if you are sick or on quarantine
- How to take care of someone at home who has coronavirus
- See an interactive map of affected areas (Johns Hopkins University)