Temperature Screening Upon Entry

March 23, 2020

Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, Jefferson Healthcare will implement temperature screening for all persons entering the main hospital and clinics. This new screening policy will apply to all persons (including employees, providers, student volunteers, and agency staff), and will be conducted before the start of all employee shifts.

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, it is our responsibility first and foremost to keep our patients, staff, and community safe.

All persons with a temperature equal to or greater than 100.4 will be masked and asked to return to their car and call the Nurse Consult Line for COVID screening.

It is also strongly encouraged that everyone practices social distancing while in line waiting for the screening. In this changing situation, Jefferson Healthcare is doing what we can to protect the safety of staff, patients & the community and is asking for leader and employee support in doing so.

recent news

A Message from the Jefferson Healthcare Leadership Team

Racial disparities in the U.S. affect every aspect

Learn more

Annual Community Memorial Service

Hospice Foundation for Jefferson Healthcare invite

Learn more

Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal

Jefferson Healthcare is proud to announce Chief Ad

Learn more

see all news

COVID-19 Advisory: Please help us keep Jefferson Healthcare safe.Learn more