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COVID-19 protective gear donations
June 01, 2020
UCI medical student Mehron Dhillon stacks donations of personal protective equipment during a drive for supplies in the UCI School of Medicine parking lot.
IN THE NEWS: Orange County companies, residents, students, alumni and philanthropists rally around UCI Health to help shore up supplies for the...
UCI Health to test drug for critically ill COVID-19 patients
May 13, 2020
UCI Health pulmonologist Dr. Richard Lee, who is conducting a clinical trial for a drug that shows promise in treating COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory distress.
UCI Health is initiating a clinical study of a drug to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients who face a high mortality rate because of acute...
Tu Foundation gives $2.5 million for COVID-19 patient care, research
May 11, 2020
UCI Health respiratory therapist who cares for COVID-19 patients having difficulty breathing
The John and Mary Tu Foundation has donated $2.5 million to supporting COVID-19 patient care at UCI Health and to advance clinical and...
UCI Health first in Orange County to offer Left Ventricular Assist Device for patients with end-stage heart failure
April 24, 2020
UCI Health is the first health system in Orange County to offer Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) for patients diagnosed with end-stage heart...
UCI launches COVID-19 resources site
April 22, 2020
UCI launches a comprehensive COVID-19 resource site to provide the community with helpful information to better understand and weather the pandemic.
Caring for COVID-19 at home
April 08, 2020
Caring for COVID-19 at home
Most people who become ill with COVID-19 are able to recover at home. But it’s essential to observe strict hygiene and physical distancing...
When to see a doctor about COVID-19
April 07, 2020
When to see a doctor for COVID-19
If I'm feeling sick and suspect I have COVID-19, what should I do? When should I call a doctor? When is it time to head to an emergency room?
2020 UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge Moves to October
April 06, 2020
The fourth annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, a ride, run and walk to support cancer research at the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center,...
Longtime healthcare leader named CEO of UCI Health
April 02, 2020
Longtime healthcare leader Chad Lefteris is named cheif executive officer of UCI Health
Chad T. Lefteris, a healthcare executive with extensive experience leading integrated and academic health systems, has been named CEO of UCI...
UCI Health team initiates effort to build ‘bridge’ ventilators
April 01, 2020
Prototype "bridge" ventilator designed by UCI Health physician researchers
UCI Health physicians answer the "medical Dunkirk call" to design a prototype ventilator to address the COVID-19 shortage of the devices.

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