As part of UCSF Health’s ongoing preparation for a potential increase in patients arriving at our hospitals due to COVID-19, we have erected specialized structures known as Accelerated Care Units outside our hospitals at Parnassus Heights and Mission Bay.
To help combat the public health crisis presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Heising-Simons Foundation has made a $2 million grant to UCSF to establish a COVID Response Initiative at UCSF partner hospital Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the need to practice social distancing, Match Day's tearing open of envelopes was replaced by a special email that hit inboxes at 9 a.m., prompting online celebrations.
As part of its broader COVID-19 response, UCSF Health is working with hospitals across the City of San Francisco to expand inpatient and critical care capacity to meet the anticipated surge in demand due to the novel coronavirus disease.
UCSF Health is preparing to open 46 inpatient acute care beds and seven ICU beds at its Mount Zion medical campus to help meet the anticipated surge in demand across the health system due to the novel coronavirus disease.
Though many hopes are hanging on the development of a vaccine or drug that targets the novel coronavirus directly, a UCSF-led team is taking an unconventional approach: target the host – in other words, you.
Murray was tirelessly dedicated to what was then called San Francisco General Hospital (now, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center), where he was chief of pulmonology from 1966 until 1989.
A new report from the CDC confirms that COVID-19 does not spare millennials and Gen Z. Among the first 4,226 cases in the U.S., more than half of patients who were hospitalized were under the age of 65, and one in five were aged 20 to 44.
Thousands of UCSF health care workers are mobilizing to prepare for the potential influx of patients sickened by COVID-19, even as hundreds of UCSF scientists race against time to defeat the deadly respiratory virus impacting communities around the world.
To meet the increased need for COVID-19 testing that is likely to emerge in the Bay Area in the coming weeks, UCSF Health, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and CZ Biohub, is now working to significantly expand our testing capacity for our patients.
Our campuses and the UC Office of the President have made alternative arrangements and provisions to enable students and employees to reduce the risk of community spread by minimizing face-to-face interactions, reducing commuting and travel, and enabling social distancing.