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To keep patients, families and their providers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Jude had to limit the number of interactions on campus. The hospital created zones to reduce risk — separating clinical, research and administrative staff — to continue providing world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research. In this issue of Promise, you’ll learn about the many changes that occurred so St. Jude could continue its lifesaving mission.
A COVID-19 Message from James R. Downing, MD
St. Jude President and CEO James R. Downing, MD, explains how St. Jude instituted innovative protection measures to minimize the impact of the virus among patients, families and staff.
COVID-19 Preparations: Racing a Pandemic
Each infection comes with its own challenges. Learn how St. Jude has confronted the threat of COVID-19.
In Pursuit of a Hidden Enemy
St. Jude teams unite to launch a unique process for COVID-19 testing of patients and employees.
The Colors of Coronavirus
St. Jude creates coloring books and activity books that help children, tweens and teens understand the new coronavirus.
Traveling Band of Nurses
Nurses take care and services to patients at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read how they keep patients safe.
St. Jude Creates COVID-19 Information Hub
Through national and international collaborations, St. Jude aims to better understand COVID-19 in children worldwide, including in young cancer patients.
St. Jude Research Study Tracks Deadly Virus
Many St. Jude employees volunteer for a yearlong research study to help scientists learn about the virus that causes COVID-19.
Supporting Survivors Through the Pandemic
St. Jude has developed innovative ways to support our survivorship patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about our new ways of staying connected.
Tune in for Telehealth
Telehealth services connect patients and providers amid coronavirus concerns.
Four St. Jude scientists answer your questions about COVID-19.
When Times Are 'Ruff'
Due to COVID-19, hospital therapy dogs Puggle and Huckleberry, along with their handlers Brittany Reed and Shandra Taylor, began providing virtual sessions to St. Jude patients.
News & Highlights - Autumn 2020
Learn the latest news about St. Jude science and medicine, including research on medulloblastoma, malaria, protein phase separation, hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, and national awards.