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Stanford Health Care

FEB 2021

Stanford launches large-scale surveillance of coronavirus variants in the Bay Area

Quickly identifying new mutations of the coronavirus is critical to understanding whether a strain will spread more easily, cause more severe disease, or render vaccines less effective. Stanford Medicine researchers are screening test samples to identify known viral variants circulating in the Bay Area, including those from the U.K., South Africa, and Brazil.

TRACKING THE SPREAD ➔

Stanford nanoparticle COVID-19 vaccine shows early success in mice

Stanford researchers, led by biochemist Peter Kim, PhD, are developing a COVID-19 vaccine that doesn't need to be kept cold for storage and could offer protection in only one shot. It uses coronavirus spike protein hooked to a nanoparticle to cause an immune response.

MAKING A VACCINE ➔

“A personal hero”: Nurse cares for COVID-19 patients and colleagues

Kelly Sanderson, NP, goes above and beyond to care for her patients and colleagues at the Stanford Medicine CROWN clinic, helping them navigate symptoms and emotions. The CROWN clinic serves COVID-19 patients who don't need hospitalization or who were recently released from the hospital.

SANDERSON’S EFFORTS ➔

4 steps to protect your kid's immunity

Keeping our children healthy seems harder than ever as the pandemic continues. Stanford Children’s Health pediatrician Jacob Weatherly, MD, has four tips parents can use to help protect their child’s health, from maintaining well visits to getting the flu shot.

KEEPING KIDS HEALTHY ➔

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Practice Safety

As vaccines for COVID-19 are administered across the country, you can protect yourself and others by continuing to wear a mask, wash your hands, and practice distancing.

COVID-19 RESOURCES ➔

VACCINE UPDATES ➔

TESTING SITES ➔

COVID-19 Research

Stanford Medicine scientists have launched dozens of research projects as part of the global response to COVID-19.

ABOUT THE PROJECTS ➔

Heart Health

February is Heart Month and Black History Month. The link can’t be ignored. Black Americans disproportionally experience heart disease risk factors. Learn how to protect your health.

HEART MONTH HUB ➔

myHealth Tip

Use eArrival after eCheck-in to notify the clinic you have arrived without visiting the front desk. To use automatic eArrival, turn on Bluetooth and enable Location Services for your MyHealth app.

VISIT MYHEALTH ➔

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