COVID-19: What you need to know to stay healthy and safe during this difficult time

St. Mary’s Medical Center is taking every possible step to address the COVID-19 pandemic by identifying cases, isolating patients, and providing them care and the best chance at recovery. The Foundation has set up a Disaster Relief Fund to support the hospital’s efforts to stem the spread of this virus.

Click here to make a contribution to the Disaster Relief Fund to support COVID-19 direct patient care, critical supplies and equipment, and enhanced disinfecting and cleaning services throughout the entire hospital.

We know you are being inundated daily with news about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. To help you stay calm and prepared, there are easy measures you can take to ensure you and your family stay healthy and safe. As you know, the situation is constantly evolving – below you will find links to sites that are being updated regularly with new guidelines and restrictions rolling out from public health officials.

St. Mary’s Medical Center and all Dignity Health hospitals are following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and public health agencies. Our number one priority is to keep you, our patients, visitors and staff safe. Click here for current information on how St. Mary’s is responding to COVID-19. This link provides information for patients, visitors and restrictions on hospital access in accordance with official health orders from the San Francisco Department of Public Health

Click here for detailed information from Dignity Health about COVID-19 symptoms, precautions and the services Dignity Heath hospitals are providing during this public health crisis.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website outlines how to protect yourself and guidance for travelers, schools and childcare, businesses, among many other helpful resources to keep you safe.

For up-to-date information about the spread of the virus in your community and recommended precautions from state and local public health officials, your best resources are your county health department. See our quick links for San Francisco and surrounding communities.