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UC Davis Health | Coronavirus Updates
UC Davis Health health care workers
Coronavirus: Things to know
4/3/20, Issue #1
It’s completely normal to feel anxious about the new coronavirus and its impact on our lives. One of the best remedies can be to stay informed about healthy best practices – both concerning the virus and our overall well-being.

Our coronavirus e-newsletter includes a selection of the latest updates and news-you-can-use from UC Davis Health experts, for our patients and our shared community.
For more, also follow us on social or visit our coronavirus webpage.

Updates from your community
Did you know? Each of our region’s county public health departments have their own dedicated coronavirus websites, with information about local cases, transmission and responses: The state of California also has a dedicated coronavirus website with statewide numbers and updates.

Note: Infections in a community may vary against reported numbers, due to factors such as testing limitations. See local websites for context.

When and how should I check in with my provider?
How do I know when I need attention for flu symptoms?
Just like any other medical condition, there are times when you need to see your primary care provider, and times when you need to seek hospital-level care. Most of those same conditions apply to COVID-19, the condition caused by the novel coronavirus. Learn more
Who should be tested, and how does it work?
UC Davis Health is taking steps to greatly expand its own testing capabilities. But much like colds and the flu, not everyone who gets the infection needs to be tested. Learn more


News you can use
Is it safe to eat takeout food?
UC Davis virologist and food safety expert Erin DiCaprio answers common questions in an excerpt on our Good Food is Good Medicine blog.

Coronavirus podcast for parents
Our Kids Considered podcast features discussions of child health topics in plain, non-medical language, including regular coronavirus updates from pediatric infectious disease experts. Listen now
Wellness tips for anxiety and stress
On YouTube, our chief wellness officer Dr. Peter Yellowlees answers questions about taking care of stress and mental health. Watch now

On Instagram, our psychiatry chair Dr. Helen Kales discusses anxiety and how we can work on giving ourselves a break. Watch now
Instant stress break: Falcon fam livecam
And for a quick breather, catch a glimpse of our peregrine falcon parents, who’ve returned to their nest near the top of UC Davis Medical Center. Watch the livecam

How you can make a difference
Consider donating blood or supplies
Blood banks have seen a big drop in donations, hurting our ability to treat other serious conditions. UC Davis Health is also accepting donations of critical care supplies for our providers. Learn more

Three transplant patients get chance at new life, thanks to COVID-19 testing developed at UC Davis
When three lifesaving kidneys became available for transplant last month, UC Davis Health staff worked extra shifts to ensure their patients could receive them during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more

Please remember to 'do the five'!

Stay informed!
For more information, updates and resources from a wide range of experts at UC Davis Health, visit our coronavirus webpage or follow us on social.
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