Coronavirus

Like other hospitals and medical offices, when COVID-19 hit Western New York, Roswell Park set up central points of entry and introduced a wellness screening system for all those who enter our walls.

Across the nation, the number of young people infected with COVID-19 is on the rise. 

The nurses on 6 West, like other floors, are used to working long hours. They are, after all, an inpatient unit that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to care for patients who have lymphoma and solid tumors. For them, the past several months have mostly been business as usual, except for one aspect: no visitors were allowed on inpatient floors for the first two months. This absence of family members was very difficult on patients and nurses alike.
From the moment the hospital began enacting extra safety procedures to protect patients from COVID-19 exposure, the 143-person Diagnostic Radiology team worked together quickly to adopt additional tasks to keep the department clean and safe.
Researchers at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have been actively engaged in the effort to develop treatments or other control strategies that can help communities worldwide to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 was shaping up to be a busy and exciting year for Pawel Kalinski, MD, PhD, Vice Chair for Translational Research at Roswell Park, and his team at the Center of Immunology.

Amy Stockinger, Senior Project Manager of Capital Projects at Roswell Park, likes the early morning quiet she has been witness to during 11 years working here. She has watched many a sunrise over the sleepy city as she waits for construction workers to arrive.

Out in Roswell Park’s front circle, Kim Sweeney and Chris Dibble are helping unload stacks of pizza boxes from a delivery van. The sheet pizzas are a donation providing lunch for Roswell Park’s frontline workers.

Cancer doesn't wait, even during a pandemic. Whether you are a patient or newly diagnosed, our experts are here to answer important questions about receiving cancer care at Roswell Park during this pandemic.

As donations of food have poured in from all corners of the community, Aquell found a way he could help: he jumped in to distribute meals to the rest of the staff. He’s been humbled by the outpouring of care from the rest of Western New York.
Our experts will be there for you in a special way during a 30-minute television special on WGRZ Channel 2, which will air on Monday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m.
Recently, clinic employees have slipped into a new role as counselors for staff and faculty. Each day, the clinic team eases the anxieties of other employees, remaining strong in their role as the caretakers of Roswell Park.