One patient was the first in Wisconsin to receive a double-lung transplant after COVID-19. Another had a brain tumor successfully removed after a poor prognosis.
Their roles range from administering tests to caring for patients to ramping up telehealth, and they've worked long hours to help all of us through this difficult time.
In this week’s Badger Talks video, UW Health clinical psychologist Shanda Wells talks about how people can cope if they’re experiencing symptoms of depression and how to know when it’s time to seek out professional help.
The pandemic can't stop a visit from Santa Claus. The jolly one on Wednesday made video visits with patients at American Family Children's Hospital.
UW Health received its first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine the morning of Monday, Dec. 14. By early afternoon, the first doses were given to frontline medical personnel.
In anticipation of the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, UW Health is training staff to administer them to tier 1A front-line healthcare workers. Nurses, nursing…
Hundreds of UW Health workers call on the people of Wisconsin to take precautions against COVID-19 to avoid overwhelming hospitals.
Quarantining is an important tool in containing spread of the disease, and UW Health officials want to share some recommendations on how to effectively quarantine.
As UW Health begins scheduling participants for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study, experts are focused on equity and inclusion to ensure a diverse population takes part. "People of color are a vital population to making this study a success."
The blast shattered most of the hospital's east-facing windows, including those in the intensive care unit. “Our assignment was to pick glass off of patients,” remembers a nursing student.
Can COVID-19 spread through a building's HVAC system? Is it safe to swim in an indoor pool? Can people doing work in my house leave the virus for me?
With public demand for COVID-19 diagnostic testing increasing significantly, it is important that patients and the community understand where to seek testing, depending on whether one is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or not.
Many people are eating more and exercising less since the pandemic began. Those who are interested can go to Partner2Lose.com to fill out an online screening form and see if they qualify.
Among the latest is a study examining the potential for an existing drug to treat a serious and often deadly complication of a COVID-19 infection.
Researchers are studying how the skin condition referred to as “COVID toes” is a connected to the virus; whether it is symptom of a COVID-19 infection or an immune response to the virus.
UW Health has more than doubled the number of daily completed tests. People with at least one mild symptom can be tested.
The school's Zeeh Pharmaceutical Experiment Station started production on March 20 and, in less than a week, provided more than 100 gallons of vitally important sanitizer.
The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center continues to care for cancer patients by using telehealth technology, expanding screening, and extending in-home care options to address the unique challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
UW Health is leveraging telehealth technology in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic while also addressing our community’s more routine medical needs and appointments.