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South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members

A new study designed to investigate how a patient’s COVID-19 ICU hospitalization affects the mental health of family members is currently under way at South Shore Hospital.

South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members

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Underscoring our dedication to community care with Mission, Vision & Values

South Shore Health has made significant strides as a regional healthcare leader in recent years. What was founded as a 20-bed hospital in Weymouth in 1922 is today an expansive community health system...

Underscoring our dedication to community care with Mission, Vision & Values

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South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members

A new study designed to investigate how a patient’s COVID-19 ICU hospitalization affects the mental health of family members is currently under way at South Shore Hospital.

South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members

A man receives a flu shot in his car as part of a drive-thru flu vaccine program.

South Shore Health Releases Details on Fall Flu Vaccines

Vaccines will be offered at South Shore Medical Center in Kingston, Norwell, and Quincy, as well at Health Express locations across the South Shore.

South Shore Health Releases Details on Fall Flu Vaccines

South Shore Medical Center in Norwell, Massachusetts

South Shore Medical Center Opens Flu Clinic Scheduling, Appointments Begin September 26

We're actively working on making it as easy and as safe as possible to distribute flu vaccines during the pandemic. Appointments will be available in the coming weeks.

South Shore Medical Center Opens Flu Clinic Scheduling, Appointments Begin September 26

Two packages of Fruity Pebbles-themed THC edibles.

Kids sickened by THC edibles marketed as popular candies

South Shore Health’s pediatric emergency department has seen an uptick in incidences involving children who have become seriously ill after ingesting products THC edibles. Learn how to keep your kids...

Kids sickened by THC edibles marketed as popular candies

South Shore Provider Council hosts Senator Patrick O'Connor

Provider Council hosts Sen. Patrick O'Connor on COVID-19

As part of an ongoing series of virtual seminars with regional healthcare providers, the South Shore Health Provider Council recently hosted a panel discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic. State Senator...

Provider Council hosts Sen. Patrick O'Connor on COVID-19

An artistically blurred photo of an empty hospital bed in an intensive care unit

South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members

A new study designed to investigate how a patient’s COVID-19 ICU hospitalization affects the mental health of family members is currently under way at South Shore Hospital.

South Shore Hospital Investigates COVID-19 ICU Patient Isolation and its Consequences on the Mental Health of Family Members

A man receives a flu shot in his car as part of a drive-thru flu vaccine program.

South Shore Health Releases Details on Fall Flu Vaccines

Vaccines will be offered at South Shore Medical Center in Kingston, Norwell, and Quincy, as well at Health Express locations across the South Shore.

South Shore Health Releases Details on Fall Flu Vaccines

Alice A. Coombs, MD

Alice A. Coombs, MD Receives Mass. Medical Society Woman Physician Leadership Award

The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) today announced that South Shore Health's Alice A. Tolbert Coombs, MD has received its Woman Physician Leadership Award.

Alice A. Coombs, MD Receives Mass. Medical Society Woman Physician Leadership Award

A doctor conducting clinical research at South Shore Hospital.

Research at South Shore Hospital Helps Push Forward in the Fight Against COVID-19

​​​​​​Clinical trials play a key role in modern medicine, helping clinicians and researchers both identify new treatments and improve existing treatments for illnesses of all kinds.

Research at South Shore Hospital Helps Push Forward in the Fight Against COVID-19

Caleb Herzberg, a baby in South Shore Hospital's Special Care Nursery

Giving birth in a pandemic: Hospitals step up restrictions

As expectant mothers worry about giving birth during the COVID-19, South Shore Health has taken extra precautions to keep moms, babies, and staff safe.

Giving birth in a pandemic: Hospitals step up restrictions

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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"

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What is Office-Based Addiction Treatment, and Who Can It Help?

It can be difficult to get care for substance use disorder. Through office-based addiction treatment, South Shore Health is removing barriers to care for our community.

What is Office-Based Addiction Treatment, and Who Can It Help?

An older woman exercises in her home with hand weights

How Seniors Can Prevent Falls: Nine Steps to Take

Falls are one of the most common trauma injuries we see at South Shore Hospital, and are extremely dangerous for seniors.

How Seniors Can Prevent Falls: Nine Steps to Take

An emergency preparedness kit, featuring a radio, bottled water, a lantern, and other supplies.

National Preparedness Month: The Key Aspects of a Plan for Your Household

​​​​​​​September is National Preparedness Month, a great time to take a fresh look at your household’s emergency plan.

National Preparedness Month: The Key Aspects of a Plan for Your Household

A close-up view of pink oleander flowers.

Oleander and COVID-19: Get the Facts

This toxic plant and its extract have been in the news, floated in some circles as potential treatments for COVID-19.

Oleander and COVID-19: Get the Facts

A woman stands near a window and looks sadly outside.

Living with Uncertainty during COVID-19

As we enter the sixth month of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty continues to permeate most aspects of our lives.

Living with Uncertainty during COVID-19

A mother helps her young daughter put on a face mask before heading to school

How to Go Back to School Safely during COVID-19

There are many factors to consider as we decide how to safely educate children this fall. Get an infectious disease expert's take on what educators and parents need to think about.

How to Go Back to School Safely during COVID-19