Beth Israel Deaconess Health Care has opened a REES unit within the Urgent Care Service located at 1000 Broadway. REES stands for Respiratory Emergent Evaluation Service. All patient’s needing a medical evaluation for respiratory issues are welcome. You do not need a Beth Israel Deaconess PCP to access care. You may walk in or make a reservation, by going onto bidmc.org/locations/chelsea
Respiratory patients are separated from general care patients. All services are provided by Emergency medicine physicians. We are NOT an outpatient COVID 10 testing site. We follow Beth Israel Lahey Health clinical care guidelines for symptomatic patients.
Hours of operation Monday – Friday 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 Pm
Onsite point of care testing, along with xray, ultrasound and access to CT.
Phone number 617 975 6060
For general community resource information call the Department of Public Health
Informational and referral hotline 211
24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are free and confidential. Interpreter services are available in multiple languages.
Students (Pre-K to Grade 9)
Students of all ages (kids, tweens, teens)
For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
For adults: (a couple of them were this week, but I think it’s possible to still view the recording)
Yale webinars: Using Emotional Intelligence to combat COVID19 anxiety
5 Steps to Healthy Emotion Regulation at Home. Thursday, March 26, 2 p.m. ET. In this webinar, Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, and Stern will discuss how we can grow our emotion regulation skills, and apply them to a variety of situations that are coming our way. Register here.
Managing Emotions Through Self-Care & Building Resilience. Wednesday, April 1, 3 p.m. ET. In this webinar, Stern and Nikki Elbertson, director of content and communications at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, will explore strategies you can use to care for yourself and build your capacity to cope. Register here.
The new seminars follow a pair focused on addressing anxieties more generally around the coronavirus that the center hosted March 18 and 19 that each attracted 300 registrants within hours of their announcement. View the first webinar here.
Smithsonian Workshop: Meditation and Mindfulness
The Smithsonian Institution is offering free 30-minute online meditations four times each week led by DC-based meditation teachers, starting Monday, March 23. These free sessions are appropriate for all levels of practitioners. No previous experience is required. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 12:15-12:45 pm.
Additional online Parent Support Groups available!
Mon 9:00am & 6:00pm
Tue 9:00am & 3:00pm
Wed 9:00am & 6:00pm
Thu 9:00am & 3:00pm
Fri 8:30am & Noon
Call in information for these groups is below
Click this link to join the meeting by computer or smartphone: https://zoom.us/j/8678605296
No Computer, Dial in by phone : +1 1646-558-8656 then input the meeting id 8678605296#
The current national health emergency is causing many parents anxiety.
* How do I protect my children?
* What do I tell them?
* Or simply, how do I keep them busy when there is no school?
Parental stress line counselors are still there to listen to your concerns and problem-solve with you.
24-7, free and confidential.