Please take a moment to send us your questions in advance so we can address common themes. 

UW Medicine COVID-19 inpatient numbers, local to global epidemiology, research, news and the tweet of the week.

Recent headlines can be unsettling, especially when we are feeling bombarded by similar reports from multiple sources with forecasts for a surge of COVID-19 infections in late fall and winter. 

Updates for today:

  • UW Medicine COVID-19 Activity Summary
  • Local/National/Global Epidemiology
  • Employee Testing Survey Downtime
  • Self-Scheduling for COVID-19 Testing
  • Policy Updates

UW Medicine COVID-19 inpatient numbers, local to global epidemiology, research, news and the tweet of the week.

Today, we highlight resources for all of us whose batteries are running on empty as well as more for caregivers navigating the challenges of work and life during this time.

For those who were unable to attend you can watch the Town Hall here.

Today, we announced that an outbreak of COVID-19 occurred on one of the units at Harborview this month. It is critical that we continue to double-down on our prevention methods and do all we can to protect our patients and co-workers by strictly following our safety policies and procedures.

We will be taking about recent outbreaks of COVID-19, questions about masks, concerns about reinfection and more.  There is still time to send us your questions.

As a result of recent changes in the U.S. Department of Labor guidelines for healthcare providers, some UW Medicine employees will now be eligible for FFCRA paid sick and family leave benefits. 

UW Medicine COVID-19 inpatient numbers, local to global epidemiology, research, news and the tweet of the week.