Welcome to Jefferson Health

The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority while we continue to provide the exceptional care you expect to receive from the nation’s best.

The Numbers Tell Our Story

We’re Safe, So You’re Safe

We’ve cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other system in the Philadelphia area.


Jefferson healthcare professionals fighting COVID-19


Days we’ve been doing it

About 1%

Percentage of staff testing positive during the peak months of the COVID-19 crisis

  • Philadelphia
  • Montgomery County
  • Bucks County
  • South Jersey
White Coats for Black Lives

We Stand United Against Racial Oppression

As healers and educators, we are committed to helping others. Never has there been a greater need for being in the moment.

Jefferson Health Official Statement >
Nurses practicing safety

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 June 11, 2020

Learn about the precautions we're taking >

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 11, 2020

Learn about our policy measures here >
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.

Learn More >

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.

Top Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Among Top Speciality Hospitals in the Country

The specialty care provided at Jefferson Health hospitals ranks among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report, including Opthamology, Cancer and Pulmonology.  

Read Article >
Therapist Talking

Confronting Racism in the Therapy Room

From microaggressions to advocacy, Dr. Shawn Blue talks about the challenges and responsibilities that come with being part of an underrepresented minority in the mental health space.

Read Article >
COVID Prejudice

Grief and Prejudice: How Asian Americans Are Coping During the Pandemic

A Jefferson faculty member shares her family’s experience of grieving the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, while facing racial prejudice and stigma.

Read Article >
DACA Recipient

What I Wish People Knew About Being a DACA Recipient

A certified medical assistant openly shares the hurtful stereotypes she faces and her struggles with living in fear and caring for her family.

Read Article >
Dr. Ana Maria Lopez

An Oncologist Reflects on Patient and Self-Care During COVID-19

Although Dr. Ana Maria Lopez has been a medical oncologist for more than 20 years, she observes that the challenges of caring for patients during this pandemic are unique.

Read Article >
Disabled Girl

IUDs Successfully Manage Menstrual Pain in Adolescents with Disabilities

Adolescents and young women with disabilities can stop periods and get relief from distressing menstrual symptoms with IUDs, in the largest study in this population to date.

Read Article >
Brain Waves

How to Manipulate Brain Waves For a Better Mental State

Understanding activity in the brain (and how to change your brain waves) to help with sleep, stress and focus.

Read Article >
COVID green phase

A Guide to Going Back (or Not) in the "Green" Phase of Coronavirus Reopenings

As salons, yoga studios, gyms, restaurants and workspaces prepare to open in Pennsylvania’s “green" phase of the COVID-19 reopenings, here’s what you need to consider to stay safe.

Read Article >
COVID19 Doctor Visit

Here's What You Need to Know About Going to the Doctor During COVID-19

Physicians in cardiology, primary care and urgent care share what you can expect, and what not to, when you come for an appointment.

Read Article >
Cystic Fibrosis Program

One Year Later, Hahnemann's Cystic Fibrosis Program is Thriving at Jefferson

The closure of Hahnemann University Hospital included a cystic fibrosis program with 110 patients who could not afford a lapse in care.

Read Article >

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.

Copyright © 2020 Jefferson Health. All rights reserved.