COVID-19

Mission in motion: Clinical support line advances care for COVID-19 patients across Michigan

January 26th, 2021

Last summer, predictive models began to indicate that the combination of influenza and a potential COVID-19 winter resurgence would pose a dual threat for exceeding ICU capacity across the state. In a proactive move, leaders from University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center assembled a task force and engaged stakeholders in developing strategies to improve clinical care for critically-ill COVID-19 patients throughout Michigan. Click through for details of their important work!

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Update: COVID-19 vaccinations at Michigan Medicine

December 18th, 2020

Earlier this week, Michigan Medicine received the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccinations. It was an historic moment — but it was just the beginning of a lengthy process as the organization works to vaccinate all faculty, staff and students who want to be vaccinated. Employees have asked a number of questions regarding what comes next. Click through for the most commonly asked questions and the answers, as best the organization can answer them at this time.

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Video: Michigan Medicine vaccinates first employees for COVID-19

December 15th, 2020
Michigan Medicine began vaccinating people against COVID-19 Monday with an initial group of five front-line workers. The first employee vaccinated, Johnnie Peoples, is a registered nurse with Survival Flight, Michigan Medicine’s critical care transport program. The others who received vaccinations Monday are a registered nurse in the Emergency Department, a physician in Infectious Diseases, aRead more

COVID-19 vaccinations: What you need to know

December 14th, 2020

Earlier today, Michigan Medicine received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. As the organization prepares to vaccinate faculty, staff and learners, a team of experts has been working tirelessly to plan out a safe and orderly vaccination process. Click through for a Q&A with one of those experts, Sandro K. Cinti, M.D., an infectious disease specialist.

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