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.


Number of patients infected by admitted COVID-19 patients


Jefferson healthcare professionals fighting COVID-19

About 1%

Percentage of staff testing positive for COVID-19

  • Philadelphia
  • Montgomery County
  • Bucks County
  • South Jersey
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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 May 21, 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 3, 2020

Learn about our policy measures here >
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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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George Floyd was a Mother's Son, Our Son

Two mothers from the Jefferson community share their perspectives on privilege, racism and fear.

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Going Yellow Isn't a Green Light: Know the Risks

Restrictions on work and social interaction ease in the yellow phase of reopening the state. Here's what you need to consider before expanding your social circle.

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Coronavirus Linked to Stroke in Otherwise Healthy Young People

Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy.

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Free and Low-Cost Community Services

Do you need food, medical care, housing, transportation or other services? Check out our searchable database– the Jefferson Health Community Resource– for services close to you.

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Jefferson Swab Squad

Jefferson Health's 'Swab Squad' Wins Webby for Viral Dance Videos

From Philly Voice: The “Swab Squad," a team of nurses at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, won a Webby award for its viral dance videos and work on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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