Jefferson Health
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.

Improving Lives Through Our Attention to Safety

We’ve cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other system in the Philadelphia area.
Learn how we are keeping you safe during your visit.

Improving Lives throughout the Region

  • Philadelphia
  • Montgomery County
  • Bucks County
  • South Jersey
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)

Safety is our main focus

The health and safety of our patients and employees is our highest priority during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how our team of physicians and healthcare professionals is taking the steps needed to ensure your safety.

Updates as of August 27, 2021

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visitor Policies

Updated guidelines for patients and their visitors

To ensure the health and safety 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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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.

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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Jefferson Reacts to FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Jefferson Reacts to FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The FDA’s decision to fully approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine marks a milestone moment in the battle against COVID-19 and optimism for the public’s vaccine confidence.

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Here’s What You Can Expect for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots This Fall

Here’s What You Can Expect for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots This Fall

Dr. Bruce Meyer, president of Jefferson Health, provides the latest on booster shot recommendations and updates on vaccines for children under 12.

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cyber security

Patient Notice: Vendor Security Incident

This notice concerns a recent security incident experienced at one of our vendors, Elekta, Inc., involving some of our patient information.

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How to Keep Kids Safe at School with COVID Delta Cases Rising

How to Keep Kids Safe at School with COVID Delta Cases Rising

With the Delta variant on the rise, here’s how to keep your kids healthy as they head back to the classroom.

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Mandatory Covid vaccination for Jefferson Staff and Employees

Mandatory COVID Vaccine for Jefferson Staff and Employees

The COVID-19 vaccination is now required for all employees and medical staff who work in clinical environments, as well as faculty and staff in our academic environments.

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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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COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Is Getting the Vaccine Safe for My Baby?

COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Is Getting the Vaccine Safe for My Baby?

Dr. Austin Chiang was nominated by GLAAD for “TikTok Queer Advocate of the Year.” Here, he shares what the recognition means for him and changes he wants to see.

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It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: My Battle with Long COVID

It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: My Battle with Long COVID

Alexandra Hackett has been battling long COVID for almost a year and half. Here, she shares an update on her journey to health, including frustrating setbacks and new holistic treatments with micronutrient infusions and acupuncture.

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How to Pick Which Sunscreen You Should Use, According to a Dermatologist

How to Pick Which Sunscreen You Should Use, According to a Dermatologist

Overwhelmed by the options in the aisle when it comes to sunscreen? Here’s your guide to buying a better bottle that will protect you from the sun.

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Caring For the Physical Health of Those With Mental Illness

Caring For the Physical Health of Those With Mental Illness

Researchers look into methods to reduce the early mortality in those with serious mental illnesses.

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