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We Improve Lives

Now more than ever, Jefferson Health is improving lives through exceptional care in the Greater Philadelphia area and South Jersey. Ranking in 23 types of care, Jefferson continues to top U.S. News & World Report’s list of best hospitals in the area.

We’ve cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other system in the Philadelphia area.
Learn how we are keeping your health our primary focus.

Improving Lives throughout the Region

  • Philadelphia
  • Montgomery County
  • Bucks County
  • South Jersey
Stephen K. Klasko

Stephen K. Klasko Announces Retirement Plans

Trailblazing Jefferson President and CEO will continue efforts to transform health care.
As President of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health, Dr. Klasko steered one of the nation’s fastest growing academic medical institutions based on his vision of re-imagining higher education and health care.

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Jefferson and Einstein

Jefferson Health, Einstein Healthcare Network Finalize Merger

The partnership brings two major academic medical centers together to better serve the Philadelphia region.

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Vaccination

Schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine

Jefferson Health now offers online scheduling in Pennsylvania to make it easier to get a COVID-19 vaccination near you.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health is our main focus

The health of our patients and employees is our highest priority during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visitor Policies

Updated guidelines for patients and their visitors

To ensure the health of patients and their visitors we have implemented new protocols. We will always compassionately consider the circumstances of each patient when it comes to visitor/family presence.

Updates as of August 27, 2021

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Patient consulting with doctor on tablet

Talk to Your Doctor About JeffConnect

JeffConnect makes it easy to get the care you need without leaving your home or office. Meet face-to-face with our doctors using your cell phone, tablet or computer with a web cam. Jefferson emergency medicine physicians in Center City are available 24/7 through On-Demand Video Visits for stomachaches, cold and flu symptoms, and more. Take advantage of JeffConnect to request a second opinion from a Jefferson physician, or schedule a video visit instead of an office follow-up with your doctor.

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Our Care Network

Jefferson Health offers an extensive care network with offices throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Use the directory and map to find the best location for you including detailed driving directions and further information about services available at each of our offices.

Can You Have Natural Immunity to COVID-19?

Can You Have Natural Immunity to COVID-19?

Dr. John Zurlo breaks down the difference between natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity, and why COVID-19 vaccination remains critical.

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Closing the Gap

Jefferson Announces Collaboration to Address Cardiovascular Health Disparities in Philadelphia

Jefferson and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation are "Closing the Gap," a 3-year initiative designed to address risk factors for cardiovascular disease and break down barriers that inhibit access to care.

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Putting Cancer Screening on Wheels

Putting Cancer Screening on Wheels

Our Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center is launching a Mobile Cancer Screening program to better serve vulnerable populations in Greater Philadelphia.

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Cutting-Edge Clinical Trials

Cutting-Edge Clinical Trials

Interested in taking a more active role in your health or gaining access to new therapies? Jefferson conducts various cutting-edge research and clinical trials that help improve treatment outcomes.

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Jefferson Health Hospitals Rank Among Nation’s Best According to U.S. News & World Report

Jefferson Health Hospitals Rank Among Nation’s Best According to U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report ranked Jefferson Health Hospitals among the nation's best, according to the latest rankings.

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Podcast: COVID Update and A Look into the Future

Podcast: COVID Update and A Look into the Future

Dr. John Zurlo, chair of the Jefferson COVID-19 Task Force offers the latest on emerging variants, return to school, booster shots and more.

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10 Things Everyone Should Know About Mammograms

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Mammograms

Jefferson radiologists discuss breast cancer risk factors, how to prepare for routine screening, and debunk common misconceptions, including how COVID-19 vaccines could affect results.

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How to Find Relief from Fall Allergies

How to Find Relief from Fall Allergies

Seasonal allergies are never fun to deal with—here’s how to avoid sneezing up a storm and nip those symptoms in the bud.

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Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Have Fertility Treatment Options

Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Have Fertility Treatment Options

Ovulation-inducing medications and other treatments have proven overwhelmingly successful in overriding the fertility challenge posed by PCOS.

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How a Genetics Test Revealed Stomach Cancer and Saved My Life

How a Genetics Test Revealed Stomach Cancer and Saved My Life

Sarah Miranda had no reason to believe in the life-altering possibilities of genetic testing, until results turned up a mutation connected to a rare form of stomach cancer.

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What to Do if You Believe You Are Witnessing an Overdose

What to Do if You Believe You Are Witnessing an Overdose

Understanding the signs of an overdose and knowing what to do if you believe that you are witnessing an overdose can help to save the lives of those around you.

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covid-19

How Effective Are Vaccines Against the Delta Variant? Should We Get Booster Shots? And Other Questions Answered

Infectious diseases physician and Chair of the Jefferson COVID-19 Task Force Dr. John Zurlo discusses everything from masking up (even when you’re fully vaccinated) to the potential of booster shots.

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We are reimagining diversity and inclusion to promote and cultivate an inclusive environment that celebrates the differences and similarities of our patients, families, students, workforce and the communities we serve to achieve an equitable culture.

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