Scripps Health News, Press Releases, Wellness Tips and More

Learn more about Scripps Health in San Diego through our news center. Using the filters below, you can find news releases, wellness articles, patient stories, health tips from our physicians and highlights of recent media coverage.

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Health and Wellness | June 29, 2020

Handwashing or Hand Sanitizer?

Both hand-washing and using hand sanitizer are effective ways to prevent COVID-19. Use hand sanitizer when not able to do hand-washing.
Health and Wellness | June 21, 2020

8 Tips to Help New Dads Bond with Baby

A Scripps pediatrician offers tips to help new dads bond with their baby.
Health and Wellness | June 19, 2020

Cardiac ICU Nurse Puts Her Heart into COVID-19 Care

Experienced with critical illness, Scripps cardiovascular ICU nurse Della Tagayuna, RN, is honored to care for coronavirus patients.
Health and Wellness | June 18, 2020

Why Is Coronavirus Dangerous to People with Heart Disease?

Heart patients are at greater risk of complications if infected by COVID-19. Learn what you can do to protect your health.
Health and Wellness | June 16, 2020

How to Stay Safe at the Doctor’s Office

COVID-19 safety measures are in place at all Scripps facilities. Don't hesitate to make an appointment to see your doctor.
Health and Wellness | June 12, 2020

FAQs on Coronavirus Diagnostic and Antibody Testing

Learn how COVID-19 testing works, including nasal swab testing and antibody testing for coronavirus and what results mean.
Health and Wellness | June 11, 2020

Have You Lost Your Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Due to Coronavirus?

If you've lost your job-related health insurance during the coronavirus pandemic, know you have options for affordable health coverage.
Health and Wellness | June 10, 2020

When to Go to the ER vs. Urgent Care vs. a Walk-in Clinic (podcast)

Scripps physicians discuss when to go to the emergency room, urgent care and walk-in clinic. Knowing where to go can make a life and death difference.
Health and Wellness | June 9, 2020

When to Go to the ER vs. Urgent Care or Walk-in Clinic (video)

Scripps doctors Shawn Evans, emergency care, and Siu Ming Geary, primary care, discuss when to go to the emergency room, urgent care and walk-in clinic.
Health and Wellness | June 8, 2020

How to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus

As we get out more, we must continue to protect ourselves from COVID-19. Learn the value of social distancing, masks and gloves.