A 3-D rendering of the COVID-19 virus under a microscope

Coronavirus Terms Defined: Quarantine, Isolation, and Social Distancing

Not sure what all these terms mean and how they prevent the spread of COVID-19? Get the details here.

Coronavirus Terms Defined: Quarantine, Isolation, and Social Distancing

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Three Tips for Developing a Healthy Sleep Routine

We all know how important it is for both physical and mental health to make sure we’re getting enough sleep. But for too many people, getting a good...

Three Tips for Developing a Healthy Sleep Routine

Todd Ellerin, MD, explaining COVID-19 in a medical office

How Are People Notified If They've Been Exposed to COVID-19?

Concerned that you may have been exposed to COVID-19 in a clinical setting? Todd Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease, explains how public health officials notify patients or caregivers if there is any concern about exposure.

How Are People Notified If They've Been Exposed to COVID-19?

A rendering of the novel coronavirus, courtesy of CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

5 Small Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus

Concern about the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, but you don't need to make drastic changes to help prevent its spread.

5 Small Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus

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Mobile Integrated Health: Bringing the Hospital into the Home

South Shore Health's Chair of Emergency Medicine reflects on Massachusetts' first hospital-based Mobile Integrated Health (MIH) program and shares what it means for the health of the Weymouth community.

Mobile Integrated Health: Bringing the Hospital into the Home

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What Moms Should Know about Optimal Fetal Positioning

Baby spinning is an important part of a woman's late pregnancy routine. South Shore Health Certified Nurse Midwife Mary Hogan Donaldson goes behind the science of baby spinning and answers common questions about the practice.

What Moms Should Know about Optimal Fetal Positioning

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A Closer Look at the Role of a Hospital Chaplain

Most people are familiar with the basic services hospitals provide to their patients and employees, including things like dining services, shuttle...

A Closer Look at the Role of a Hospital Chaplain

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Talking about Serious Illness with Your Primary Care Provider

South Shore Health recently joined the Serious Illness Care Implementation Collaborative to initiate more, better, and earlier conversations with seriously ill patients. See how we're rolling out the program at South Shore Medical Center in Norwell.

Talking about Serious Illness with Your Primary Care Provider

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Hanover Fire and South Shore Hospital Work As One to Save Heart Attack Patient

Fast action during a heart attack can mean the difference between life and death. See how the Hanover Fire Department and South Shore Hospital used technology to work As One to save a Scituate man's life.

Hanover Fire and South Shore Hospital Work As One to Save Heart Attack Patient