Is it Safe for Parents to Send Kids Back to Daycare in Massachusetts?

Like so many answers as we adapt to life with COVID-19: It depends. A South Shore Health pediatrician weighs in.

Is it Safe for Parents to Send Kids Back to Daycare in Massachusetts?

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What You Need to Know about Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

Lion's mane jellyfish have been spotted at beaches across the South Shore, and their tentacles are capable of delivering painful stings to humans.

What You Need to Know about Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

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Asymptomatic Testing for COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Massachusetts continues to see encouraging signs in its fight against COVID-19. The state has proceeded with caution through a phased reopening, with...

Asymptomatic Testing for COVID-19: What You Need to Know

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Announcing the 2020 Nurses Week Award Winners

Each year during National Nurses Week, we pause to celebrate our annual Nursing Awards. Check out the 2020 winners!

Announcing the 2020 Nurses Week Award Winners

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4 Steps to Reducing Your COVID-19 Risk as Massachusetts Reopens

What activities are safe as states reopen? Todd Ellerin, MD shares four things to consider: People, Space, Time, and a COVID-19 Infection Prevention Bundle.

4 Steps to Reducing Your COVID-19 Risk as Massachusetts Reopens

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What You Need to Know about Tick and Mosquito-Borne Illness

Worried about the CDC report that found diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes are on the rise? South Shore Health's Director of Infectious Disease has tips to stay healthy and enjoy summer in New England.

What You Need to Know about Tick and Mosquito-Borne Illness

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Tips for Staying Safe at the Pool this Summer

Swimming in a pool is a great way to beat the heat during the summer months. However, it's important to exercise caution, especially for families with young children.

Tips for Staying Safe at the Pool this Summer

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What to Expect When You’re Giving Birth during COVID-19

However you're feeling, it's normal. A South Shore Health midwife explains what families should expect when welcoming a baby at South Shore Hospital.

What to Expect When You’re Giving Birth during COVID-19

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How to Get a COVID-19 Test

In an effort to keep our community safe and keep patients away from the hospital, South Shore Health offers COVID-19 testing at multiple sites.

How to Get a COVID-19 Test