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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.

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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.

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Jefferson, BAYADA Announce Plans to Form New Home Health Joint Venture

Jefferson Health and BAYADA Home Health Care partner to leverage their best post-acute care practices and revolutionize how healthcare services are delivered at home and via telehealth.

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Jefferson and Temple Finalize Ownership of HealthPartners Plans

Jefferson Health and Temple Health announce they have finalized Jefferson’s pursuit of Temple’s ownership interest of Health Partners Plans, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization headquartered in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Is it Safe to Attend Family Gatherings this Holiday Season?

Is it Safe to Attend Family Gatherings this Holiday Season?

While many people are vaccinated, COVID-19 still poses a risk to family gatherings. Emergency medicine physician Dr. Efrat Kean weighs in on how to minimize your level of risk.

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How Do You Know If You Have GERD?

How Do You Know If You Have GERD?

A gastroenterologist shares steps to identifying and managing the symptoms of acid reflux, as well as potential triggers.

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How to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

How to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

Safe Harbor program coordinators share their tips on opening lines of communication and connection, establishing new family traditions, guidance on how to support grieving loved ones and more.

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Comprehensive Care to Guide You through a Throat Cancer Diagnosis

Comprehensive Care to Guide You through a Throat Cancer Diagnosis

Throat cancer, or laryngeal cancer, may impact various parts of the throat. Center for Head & Neck Surgery experts can carefully guide you through personalized treatment.

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How Lung Cancer Can Affect People Who Have Never Smoked

How Lung Cancer Can Affect People Who Have Never Smoked

A pulmonologist discusses various environmental and health factors that can contribute to lung cancer risk, and what you can do to be proactive.

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Wearing Scrubs Like a Shield

Wearing Scrubs Like a Shield

Identity at home and work in a time of anti-Asian hate during the pandemic.

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In Stressful Times, Physician Helps Students and Healthcare Providers Use Art to Decompress

In Stressful Times, Physician Helps Students and Healthcare Providers Use Art to Decompress

Jefferson Artist-in-Residence Dr. Nazanin Moghbeli finds inspiration at the bedside.

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What You Need to Know About the COVID Vaccine and Kids Ages Five and Up

What You Need to Know About the COVID Vaccine and Kids Ages Five and Up

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children ages 5-11, so we spoke with pediatrician Dr. Meg Frizzola to answer questions from parents.

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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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Step by Step: What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19

Step by Step: What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19

From what to do if you start having symptoms, the differences between COVID-19 tests, what to do if you test positive, to when you can re-enter society safely, this is your complete guide to care.

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Best Practices for Face Masks for Your Children

Best Practices for Face Masks for Your Children

Here are the mask-wearing best practices you need to know, from best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed.

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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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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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