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

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 April 14, 2021

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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 June 4, 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.

How the Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on Men’s Mental Health

How the Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on Men’s Mental Health

Men’s mental health has been disproportionately affected during COVID-19. Here, a mental health technician discusses stigma around seeking professional help and how to recognize the signs that someone is struggling.

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Celebrate Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month

Our responsibility to the LGBTQ+ community, particularly when it comes to healthcare, isn’t just a goal: it’s a priority. 

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Summer Safety Guide 2021

Summer Safety Guide 2021

Understand what summer activities are safe—whether you are vaccinated or not. 

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Mammogram Screening After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

When to Schedule a Mammogram Screening After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Not sure if you can get a mammogram screening after your COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what to know.

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Rocky Steps

Making It to the Top of the Rocky Steps After Paralysis

After slipping in a bathroom, leaving him paralyzed from the shoulders down, Chase Friedman set his sights on the iconic "Rocky Steps" in Philadelphia and vowed to walk again.

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Health Center

New Center Brings Health and Social Services to South Philadelphia

Underserved communities in South Philadelphia have a new resource for healthcare and social services with the opening of the Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center.

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Dementia Patient

A Lost Dementia Patient Finds Her Way Back Home

Medical students were faced with the difficulties of reuniting a dementia patient with their family.

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Weight Loss

Why We Need to Change the Way We Compliment People on Weight Loss

Complimenting people on their weight loss may seem like second nature; however, experts suggest that even the best intentions can be harmful.

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UTI Exercise

No, Your Exercise Bike is Not Giving You a UTI

It is possible to break the cycle of recurring UTIs and yeast infections, whether they are from exercise or not.

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Autism Therapy

100 Countries Collaborate to Improve Quality of Services for Autism Therapy

An international collaboration led by a group at Thomas Jefferson University, is working to make assessment tools – a critical aspect of successful therapy – freely available across many languages as well as culturally appropriate.

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One Year Later: The COVID-19 Pandemic

There are lessons learned, moments of sadness and of hope – as we look back on the life we once knew and the “new normal” we are still trying to define.

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Back Pain

Four Ways to Avoid Back Pain

Back pain can interfere with you doing what you enjoy. Thankfully, there are some things you can do each and every day to prevent it.

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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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