COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR PROVIDERS & STAFF

Doctors

GUIDANCE & RESOURCES FOR WORKING WITH COVID-19 PATIENTS

MGH COVID-19 Attestation of Symptoms (Arabic, ChineseEnglish, Haitian Creole, Spanish)

MGH COVID-19 Treatment Guidance (English)

Guia de Tratamiento de COVID-19 (Spanish)

X-ray Exam Preparation Video (Spanish)

Communicating with Patients with Disabilities in the COVID19 Response: Need-to-Know for the Clinician and Bedside Providers (English)

Guidelines on Staff Support for Muslim Patients at End of Life in an Isolated Clinical Setting Such as COVID-19 (English)

MGH Multilingual Staff and Trainee Registry (English)

Sequence for Donning and Removing PPE (English & Spanish)

Promoting Equity in a Pandemic: Resources for MGH Physicians (English)

Frontline Worker Resources (English)

Brigham and Women's Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 for Environmental Services Employees (Arabic, ChineseEnglish, Haitian Creole, Spanish)

Visual Communication Tool (English)

What to do if you are a health care worker (Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, English, French, Kirundi, Nepali, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese)

COVID Smell Test (English & Spanish)

Luis Cortina, estudiante de medicina de Harvard, habla sobre el parche Zio AT (Spanish)

Ambulatory Patient Care During COVID-19 (English)

COVID-19 VACCINE

After COVID-19 Vaccination Tip Sheet for Employees (Arabic, Chinese (traditional), English, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish)

Pfizer FDA Emergency Use Authorization (English, Chinese (simplified & traditional, Haitian Creole, Korean, Portuguese, Chinese, Spanish)

COVID-19 Vaccination Frequently Asked Questions (ArabicBosnianChinese (traditional)EnglishHaitian CreoleKhmerNepaliPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanish)

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Patient Talking Points (English)

 

WORKING EFFECTIVELY WITH MEDICAL INTERPRETERS TO ENSURE SAFETY FOR PATIENTS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

The Disparities Solutions Center, in collaboration with the MGH Institute of Health Professions developed an interprofessional curriculum on ensuring safe, high quality care for patients with limited English proficiency, including guidelines for working effectively with professional medical interpreters.

 

Click here to access the e-learning modules.Click here for Guidelines for Working Effectively with Interpreters.

 

COVID-19 & HEALTH EQUITY RESOURCES

American Medical Association COVID-19 Health Equity Resources

5 Actions to Promote Health Equity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Awareness of Social Needs Can Help Address Health Inequity during COVID-19

Institute for Diversity & Health Equity Podcast: A Hospital and a Community Work in Partnership During a Pandemic

 

IMMIGRATION RESOURCES (for MGB employees only)

Guidance on responding to ICE seeking patient information and information on Public Charge

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

MGB COVID-19 Employee Grant (English, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish)

Text Messaging Updates on COVID-19 for Employees in Multiple Languages

Wellness and Mental Health Resources for Coping with COVID-19

MGH Spiritual Care Resources for Hard Times

Emotional Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Lunchroom & Mask Signage (Arabic, Chinese (traditional), English, Haitian CreolePortugueseSpanish)

MEDICAL SPANISH COURSES

MGH Medical Spanish Courses

Boston Public Library Language Learning

Medical Spanish for Healthcare Providers

Spanish for Successful Communication in Healthcare Settings

Medical Spanish Learning Resources

Language Tailor Medical Spanish

POINT OF CARE RESOURCES

These resources are intended to support clinicians in providing information in multiple languages or otherwise supporting patients at various points of care. Resources are focused on the top languages of Mass General's patient population.

VIRTUAL PATIENT VISITS

A complete Epic Integrated Zoom Toolkit is available on Apollo here.

Epic Integrated Virtual Visit Guide (Arabic, Chinese, English, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish)

Adding an Interpreter to an Epic Integrated Virtual Visit (English)

Adding an Interpreter to a Standalone Platforms for Virtual Visits (English)

Using telehealth with patients who have limited digital literacy or limited English proficiency (Multiple Languages)

Practicing virtual care during a pandemic (English)

Descarga la aplicación Zoom en su iPhone para asistir a su visita

PATIENT DISCHARGE

 

Mass General Brigham Discharge Instructions in Arabic, Chinese (simplified & traditional) English, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese

About COVID-19

Arabic | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | English | Haitian Creole | Portuguese | Spanish

Stop the Spread of Germs

Arabic | Chinese (simplified) | English | Haitian Creole | Portuguese | Spanish

How to Put On, Use, and Take off a Mask

English, Haitian Creole, Spanish​

Caring for Yourself or Family Members with COVID-19 at Home

Arabic | ​Arabic Pediatric| BosnianChinese (traditional) | English | English Pediatric | Ganda |Haitian Creole | Haitian Creole PediatricKhmer | NepaliPortuguese | Portuguese Pediatric | SomaliSpanish | Spanish Pediatric | Vietnamese

COVID-19 and Public Charge

Arabic | English | Spanish

Information for Patients on Home Use of Heart Rate Monitor

English | Spanish

Instructions for Applying  Heart Rate Monitor

English | Spanish

SITES FOR PATIENT RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 DURING SPRING 2020 SURGE

Boston Hope (English, Spanish)

Quality Inn in Revere, MA (English, Spanish)