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Minimizing the Risk of COVID-19

South Shore Health has taken additional steps to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19. Get the details in this update.

Minimizing the Risk of COVID-19

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South Shore Health's pharmacy team works to make homemade hand sanitizer

Answering the call for hand sanitizer, South Shore Health creates its own

The South Shore Health Pharmacy team has developed a DIY process to replenish much-needed hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 crisis. “Using a blend of ingenuity, teamwork, and guidance from the World...

Answering the call for hand sanitizer, South Shore Health creates its own

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Public Notice on Drive-Thru tent

South Shore Health has taken an additional step to protect the safety of our patients by setting up a COVID-19 testing site at Union Point, Weymouth. Patients who have COVID-19 symptoms may call 781...

Public Notice on Drive-Thru tent

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South Shore Health Announces Changes to Imaging, Lab, and Rehab Services

South Shore Health today announced a series of changes to diagnostic imaging, lab, and rehab services at multiple locations in the health system.

South Shore Health Announces Changes to Imaging, Lab, and Rehab Services

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Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Services Suspended

Effective Wednesday, March 25, outpatient cardiac rehab services at South Shore Hospital have been suspended.

Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Services Suspended

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Appointment Only Testing Site Opens

South Shore Health is taking an additional step to protect the safety of our patients by setting up an alternative COVID-19 testing site at Union Point, Weymouth. The purpose of this alternative...

Appointment Only Testing Site Opens

Important Visitor and Access Changes at the Cancer Center

South Shore Health today announced important changes to the visitor policy and entrance procedures at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore...

Important Visitor and Access Changes at the Cancer Center

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New coronavirus in China is "the tip of the iceberg"

China is currently experiencing an outbreak of a new coronavirus, one that has infected more than 200 people, according to the CDC. The virus, which was discovered in the central Chinese city of Wuhan...

New coronavirus in China is "the tip of the iceberg"

Luminaria 2020

South Shore Health’s 9th annual Luminaria to honor Rosemary and Jim Phalen; Christopher Oddleifson

Longtime South Shore Health supporters Rosemary and Jim Phalen will be named “Home Care Champions” and receive a unique Luminaria medallion alongside Christopher Oddleifson, Chief Executive Officer of...

South Shore Health’s 9th annual Luminaria to honor Rosemary and Jim Phalen; Christopher Oddleifson

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South Shore Health’s Emergency and Trauma Teams Honored with “Outstanding Team Response Award”

Members of South Shore Health’s EMS, Emergency Department and Trauma Services Teams are being honored with the Outstanding Team Response Award by the Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services...

South Shore Health’s Emergency and Trauma Teams Honored with “Outstanding Team Response Award”

2019 Moonlight & Miracles Gala Committee

Moonlight & Miracles Gala Raises $760,000 for Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder Services!

South Shore Health hosted its 17th annual Moonlight & Miracles Gala and raised close to $760,000 in support of Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services. The total tops last year’s...

Moonlight & Miracles Gala Raises $760,000 for Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder Services!

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South Shore Health Partners with Local Police Agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

In support of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 26, South Shore Health has partnered with several local agencies including, Weymouth and Norwell Police Departments to provide safe...

South Shore Health Partners with Local Police Agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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South Shore Health honored with prestigious HIMSS Award

South Shore Health has been honored with the prestigious Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Stage 7 award for inpatient and outpatient services and technology. The HIMSS Stage 7...

South Shore Health honored with prestigious HIMSS Award

A hospital patient video chats with her great granddaughter during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Program Keeps Patients and Families Connected — Virtually

South Shore Hospital implemented the “Patient and Family Care Connector,” a video calling assistance program that connects patients to their families during the COVID-19 pandemic using digital software.

New Program Keeps Patients and Families Connected — Virtually

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COVID-19: How We’re Still Working for You

Interim President & CEO Rose DiPietro shares what South Shore Health is doing to prepare as the COVID-19 surge approaches.

COVID-19: How We’re Still Working for You

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Homeschooling Tips for Parents during COVID-19

Not sure how to homeschool your kids as you minimize your risk for COVID-19? An experienced parent shares her 10 tips.

Homeschooling Tips for Parents during COVID-19

What Pediatric Patients Need to Know about COVID-19

Concerned about bringing your child in for a well-visit during the COVID-19 pandemic? South Shore Medical Center's pediatric team provides an update for patients.

What Pediatric Patients Need to Know about COVID-19

The COVID-19 drive-thru test site in Weymouth, Massachusetts

How to Get a COVID-19 Test

In an effort to keep our community safe and keep patients away from the hospital, our drive-thru tent has been opened to pre-screened members of the public.

How to Get a COVID-19 Test

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Pregnant and Concerned about COVID-19? We’re Here to Help

Expecting families are especially anxious right now. Learn how our maternity team is keeping you safe.

Pregnant and Concerned about COVID-19? We’re Here to Help