Reminder: Stay Home If You Are Sick

The Brigham is seeing an increase in both influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases. Please remember to stay home if you are sick to avoid spreading respiratory viruses to patients or colleagues. Call Occupational Health Services at 617-732-6034 for guidance on when you can return to work. Visit to learn more about infection prevention and control strategies.

Blood Drive Donors Needed, Feb. 1

The Kraft Family Blood Donor Center will host a blood drive at 15 Francis St. on Friday, Feb. 1, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Donate blood aboard the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile. All donations benefit patients at the Brigham and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Donors will receive a Kraft Family Blood Donor Center sweatshirt. To schedule an appointment, visit For eligibility questions, email or call 617-632-3206.

Partners Clinicians Day, Feb. 1

Partners Clinicians Day is Friday, Feb. 1, 7:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m., at Partners HealthCare, 339 Revolution Drive, Assembly Row in Somerville. This is a continuing medical education program for Partners physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The program will feature a keynote address, “Health System Digital Innovation Model,” by Aaron Martin of Providence St. Joseph Health, and three teaching sessions. Register and view the agenda here.


Register for the February Vacation Club

Registration for the February Vacation Club at the Brigham Backup Childcare Center opens Tuesday, Jan. 22, at noon, by phone only. To register, call 617-732-9543. February Vacation Club runs for one week, Tuesday, Feb. 19–Friday, Feb. 22. Children ages 5–12 of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute employees are eligible to participate. Cost is $80 per day or $300 for the four days. Limited spaces are also available for children ages 2–4. All reservations are prepaid and nonrefundable. Learn more.