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. With 9 nationally ranked specialties, 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

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 November 10, 2020

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LGBTQ+ Program at Jefferson

Providing care to the LGBTQ+ community from providers who have self-identified as culturally competent in caring for LGBTQ+ patients and have knowledge or special training in LGBTQ+ health.

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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 November 16, 2020

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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.

Mask Up

Jefferson Health Joins Top U.S. Hospitals to Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp

One hundred of the nation’s top health care systems have come together with an urgent plea for all Americans: mask up.

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Jefferson Gala

18th Annual Jefferson Gala

This year's virtual event, which will take place on Thursday, December 3, will reach Jefferson supporters around the globe.

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Nasal Swab

COVID-19 Evaluations at All Five Jefferson Urgent Care Locations

A nasal swab test— which tests for COVID-19, respiratory virus and the flu—is covered by most insurances. Results of the test will be available within a few days. 

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SAD Tips

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips for Brightening Your Mood on Shorter, Dark Days

Daily light therapy from a tabletop light box and walks in bright winter sunshine lead the way in relieving seasonal affective disorder—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Center for Healthy Aging Introduces Initiative to Improve LGBTQ+ Patient Care

The Center for Healthy Aging staff and providers enrolled in training in order to learn cultural competency and inclusive care in order for aging LGBTQ+ patients to know they’re welcome, seen and safe in their care.

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COVID Patient

I Ran Marathons. Then COVID-19 Caught Up With Me.

Alexandra Hackett tested negative for COVID-19 back in March when she had flu-like symptoms. Today, she faces terrifying “long-hauler” symptoms.

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Cancer Screening

Types of Prostate Cancer Screenings: Why They're Important

A Jefferson urologist breaks down when men should start getting screened, types of tests available and weighs in on the necessity of rectal exams.

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Type 2 Diabetes

Combo-Drug Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Remains Effective After Two Years

Patients whose Type 2 diabetes is not controlled with metformin can benefit long-term from a two-drug combination treatment that also reduces weight.

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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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