COVID-19 Updates

Updated daily: Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. Get the latest news on COVID-19 testing, treatment, tracking data, and medical research. Our top priority is the safety of our patients, our employees, and our community.

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It’s time to get a flu shot. In a Q&A, Shanthi Kappagoda, MD, clinical associate professor of infectious diseases, explains why it’s especially important to be vaccinated this year.

What's the status of the Pandemic?

Data come from European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control for international case data and The New York Times for domestic US case data, sourced from Tableau Coronavirus data hub.
Data captures case numbers for every day from December 31, 2019 to present. Dashboards refreshed daily by 2 p.m. PT.
Data displayed may not always match reports from government agency sources as their numbers can change due to retroactive updates and reclassification of cases.

Dean Lloyd Minor and Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global, discuss strategies for developing mental resilience and channeling stress productively during the pandemic.

The psychological distress of living through a pandemic, and how to build resilience

Palliative care physician Winnie Teuteberg discusses advance planning conversations and how COVID-19 has impacted these talks. 

Since elective procedures at Stanford Health Care resumed in April, clinicians and administrators in dermatology are caring for patients in the safest way possible.

Despite compelling evidence that suggests masks can effectively limit the spread of COVID-19, mask mandates across the country remain inconsistent. Dean Lloyd Minor discusses three lessons we can take from the smoking bans of the early 2000s.