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Three Years into the Pandemic, Six Questions about Our Future with COVID-19

Todd B. Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease at South Shore Health provides some perspective on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic today and what our future with the virus may hold.

Three Years into the Pandemic, Six Questions about Our Future with COVID-19

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What Patients Should Know about Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

As the virus that causes COVID-19 continues to evolve, the tools used to keep us safe are evolving too. Learn more about the new bivalent boosters.

What Patients Should Know about Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

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Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of South Shore Hospital, patients shared fond memories of their experiences at the Hospital over the years.

Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

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Six Things That Set Health Express Urgent Care Centers Apart

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, urgent care was one of the fastest growing segments of the health care industry. During the five-year period of...

Six Things That Set Health Express Urgent Care Centers Apart

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COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy is Safe and Recommended

Two years into the pandemic, the COVID-19 vaccine is strongly recommended for pregnant people by numerous professional medical organizations and yet...

COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy is Safe and Recommended

A box reading COVID-19 Self-Test (Rapid Antigen Test) surrounded by swabs from the kit

What to Know about At-Home Testing for COVID-19

At-home COVID-19 tests can offer additional peace before or after travel, when visiting an immunocompromised loved one, or after a potential exposure.

What to Know about At-Home Testing for COVID-19

A South Shore Health colleague gets the COVID-19 vaccine

What You Need to Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

“With the new omicron variant, this is the time to encourage people to get their vaccines," said South Shore Health infectious diseases expert Simone Wildes, MD. "And if you’re eligible for a booster, I would encourage that as well,” she said. “It’s not just to protect yourself, but also those around you who need extra protection.”

What You Need to Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

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Answers to Frequently Asked COVID-19 Questions

Questions about testing? Quarantine? Isolation? What to do after a positive result? Our team tries to provide answers to the most common COVID-19 questions.

Answers to Frequently Asked COVID-19 Questions

A young child sits with her mother as a nurse swabs her arm prior to receiving a vaccine.

​​​​​​​Pediatricians Answer Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11

During a recent virtual question-and-answer session, pediatricians Jeremy Warhaftig, MD and Richard Kauff, MD answered a number of questions on the subject of COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 years old.

​​​​​​​Pediatricians Answer Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11