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.

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

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. With the recent rise of the Omicron variant, our size and scale helps us maximize our resources across our health system.

We’d like to remind the public to seek emergency care at any of our emergency rooms if ill. For those in need of Covid tests, we encourage you to find a testing site near you.

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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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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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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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Jefferson Health Notifies Patients of Privacy Incident

Jefferson Health began mailing letters today to patients whose information may have been involved in a recent privacy incident.

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Executive Search for a New CEO

Egon Zehnder to lead national search for one of the country’s most innovative universities and one of the fastest growing health systems.

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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 Partners with NeuroFlow to Support Holistic Health of Employees and Students

Jefferson Health and NeuroFlow partner to make an organizational commitment to mental health that will bring technology to 42,000 employees across its health system and university.

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Testing for COVID-19 at home

Podcast: COVID Update, Omicron Variant, Antibody Therapies, and At-Home Testing

Chief of Infectious Diseases reminds public to avoid Emergency Rooms for testing, at-home tests are sufficient.

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Five Blood Donation Myths Debunked

Five Blood Donation Myths Debunked

Think you can't donate blood because you recently received a COVID-19 vaccine? Think again. We spoke with experts at the Jefferson Blood Donor Center to separate fact from fiction.

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How to Create Long-Lasting Resolutions, According to Dietitians

How to Create Long-Lasting Resolutions, According to Dietitians

Two Jefferson registered dietitians discuss how to establish and maintain sustainable lifestyle changes for the new year and beyond.

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What Causes Erectile Dysfunction and How to Treat It

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction and How to Treat It

Erectile dysfunction is more common than you might think. Here’s what to know about the causes, risk factors, and treatment options.

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COVID-19 Update: Boosters, Floosters and the Omicron Variant

COVID-19 Update: Boosters, Floosters and the Omicron Variant

Infectious disease experts discuss the latest on COVID-19 boosters, timing flu shots and the Omicron variant.

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COVID Vaccinations and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

COVID Vaccinations and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

We spoke with experts to better understand the benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant and breastfeeding.

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How a Near-Fatal Heart Murmur Changed a Physician’s Outlook

How a Near-Fatal Heart Murmur Changed a Physician’s Outlook

Family medicine physician Dr. Neil Skolnik dismissed symptoms months before he discovered his own heart murmur using his stethoscope in his office. His surgery journey will forever change his perspective on life.

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Eight Tips to Help Support Sobriety at Social Gatherings

Eight Tips to Help Support Sobriety at Social Gatherings

From making small suggestions, to focusing on your overall well-being, a psychiatrist explains how to navigate social gatherings when sober.

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The Science Behind Giving Back

The Science Behind Giving Back

An integrative medicine specialist discusses how doing good impacts the brain and body.

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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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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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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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