Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.

Please read these guidelines before coming in for your appointment

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.

Current visiting hours and guidelines

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.
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COVID-19 Vaccines and Children

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.