At Jefferson, we’re committed to ensuring the health and safety of our staff and patients is our priority. Here are just some of the steps we are taking to keep you safe:
Whether you are feeling sick, have a chronic condition, or require urgent care, going to the hospital or visiting your doctor during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis may give you pause. However, it’s important that you not delay your care, including testing and treatments.
Jefferson Health has taken the necessary steps to ensure that all of our patients and healthcare providers are safe at all of our locations.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.
We are able to safely care for all patients who have urgent or emergency medical needs, while separating those patients suspected of having COVID-19.
To ensure your safety, we have implemented the following guidelines:
Don’t delay care. If you are showings signs of stroke, symptoms of a heart attack, or other urgent concern, call 9-1-1 to visit the nearest hospital.
When it comes to stroke, any one of these sudden signs could mean a stroke. BE FAST call 911.
Balance – Balance loss
Eyes – Eyes are blurred
Face – Face is drooping
Arm – Arm weakness
Speech – Speech is slurred
Time – Time to call 911 right away
If you have an appointment with your healthcare provider that has not been canceled or moved to a virtual appointment, our in-person care enforces guidelines of the highest quality.
In order to help patients who visit our locations, we have:
If you have an appointment, or need to visit, but you are experiencing flu-like or upper respiratory symptoms, you should first contact your healthcare provider or use our telehealth services.
It is important to recognize some common symptoms that may indicate a heart attack or serious cardiovascular condition. Heart attack symptoms can vary between men and women, so it is import to act fast to save your life, be sure to call 9-1-1- immediately. Some symptoms can include: