University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic Offer Prioritized COVID-19 Testing to First Responders

Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals (UH) have begun offering prioritized COVID-19 testing to first responders, including the following: EMS and Fire personnel Police Federal Law Enforcement “First responders are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and we believe it is vital to ensure they have immediate access to testing,” said Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Matthew Kull Chief Information Officer

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Matthew Kull as the health system’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective immediately. Kull has served as Cleveland Clinic’s interim CIO since November 2019. He will continue to lead Cleveland Clinic’s information technology (IT) strategy, working with clinical partners and caregivers across the health system to enhance patient care through innovative technologies. … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Launches Campaign for Northeast Ohio Community to Help in COVID-19 Response

In response to the Northeast Ohio community’s generous requests to provide assistance during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, Cleveland Clinic is launching a COVID-19 Community Response Campaign. “During challenging times like these, we see the good in people shine through,” said Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic. “We are exceedingly grateful that … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Offers Free COVID-19 Online Screening Tool

Cleveland Clinic has launched a free coronavirus (COVID-19) online screening tool. Individuals answer a series of questions, based on symptoms and travel. The responses help determine their risk of COVID-19. At the end of the questionnaire, they’ll receive the most appropriate care recommendation. The questions are based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this document has been updated as of March 26, 2020. For the latest information about COVID-19 including how it spreads, prevention and treatment, and symptoms, visit the CDC’s website.  COVID-19 Basics Q: What is COVID-19? A: COVID-19 is a virus strain, first identified in … Read More

University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic Add Second Location for Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing at UH Landerbrook Health Center

Update on March 22, 2020: Drive-through testing hours at W.O. Walker Building have changed to 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. Cleveland Clinic patients are now being screened at W.O. Walker Building and UH patients at UH Landerbrook Health Center. Cleveland Clinic is prioritizing high-risk patients for testing, which includes those who … Read More

Containing COVID-19 Is Our Highest Priority

Understandably, questions about COVID-19 are coming at us from every direction– patients, fellow healthcare professionals, media, public health officials, family and friends. Unfortunately, today’s answers may not be tomorrow’s answers, but we at Cleveland Clinic are working hard to monitor and adapt to the ever-changing situation with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in order to care … Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Video Resources for Media Outlets

Latest statements from Cleveland Clinic related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) James Simon, MD comments on Cleveland Clinic’s COVID-19 predictive modeling – March 31, 2020 Download Sound Bites Download Transcript B-roll of COVID-19 drive-through testing being done by Cleveland Clinic Download drive-through testing b-roll B-roll of COVID-19 testing being done at Cleveland Clinic Download COVID-19 testing b-roll  … Read More