COVID-19: If you have symptoms like cough, fever or trouble breathing, contact your doctor by phone or eCare before coming to a clinic or hospital OR contact the UW Medicine Virtual Clinic. For more information, please read our FAQ.
COVID-19 UPDATES / 2020
Please visit the UW Medicine Huddle website for daily updates about the UW Medicine COVID-19 response and other communications. UW Medicine's Incident Command (IC) structure has been activated and is fully operational. Updates will be provided at the UW Medicine Huddle page in addition to the CDC and King County Public Health websites.
CREATING THE REGIONAL COVID-19 COORDINATING CENTER / April 22, 2020
In the case of a major emergency, Harborview Medical Center plays a key role in coordinating patient movement across local hospitals. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. The Disaster Medical Coordination Center helped disperse patients at hospitals across King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.
HOW ART AND MUSIC CAN HELP PROVIDERS AND HEAL PATIENTS / April 20, 2020
It’s no question that art and music add vibrancy to life, but they also have the ability to help people heal. At UW Medical Center – Montlake, the Arts in Healing program aims to do just that. For the past several decades, the program has brought bedside and group art and music therapy to support patients in many ways.
HARBORVIEW'S CONNECTABILITY LAB GIVES PATIENTS INDEPENDENCE / April 15, 2020
The patients who come to Harborview with spinal cord injuries — many of whom come from out of state — often arrive with phones that were broken in their accident. Without a phone, these individuals aren’t able to easily contact friends and family members who can’t make it to the hospital. Enter the ConnectAbility Lab.