Important Information Regarding Jefferson Manor

April 13, 2021

We continue to work together to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our residents and staff. We know that you are concerned about COVID-19 and how it may impact your loved ones at Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor.

Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor Nursing Home reports the following:
We have 1 active confirmed COVID-19 resident case. Our cumulative total since the start of the pandemic is 32 confirmed resident COVID-19 cases. We have 0 residents with new onset of respiratory symptoms within a 72-hour period.

We have 1 active confirmed COVID-19 staff member. Our cumulative total since the start of the pandemic is 36 confirmed staff COVID-19 cases. We currently have 1 staff with new onset of respiratory symptoms within a 72-hour period.

Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor Personal Care Home reports the following:
We have 0 active confirmed COVID-19 resident cases. Our cumulative total since the start of the pandemic is 1 confirmed resident COVID-19 case. We have 0 residents with new onset of respiratory symptoms within a 72-hour period.

We have 0 active confirmed COVID-19 staff members. Our cumulative total since the start of the pandemic is 6 confirmed staff COVID-19 cases. We currently have 0 staff with new onset of respiratory symptoms within a 72-hour period.

If resident(s) test positive, we will notify resident(s) and their representative(s) of their condition and implement safety protocols for their care and treatment. We also follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), including return to work guidance, for staff who test positive.

We continue to follow the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health to reduce the spread and impact of COVID-19 such as enhanced infection control precautions, screening residents, staff and essential personnel for symptoms, restricting visitation, postponing or carefully limiting communal activities including social distancing and other infection control precautions. As ever, keeping our residents and staff safe is our number one priority.

To receive this information in the form of a recorded message, please dial 814-849-0609 or via this webpage. This message will be updated when there are changes or new information. Due to government privacy requirements, we cannot divulge specific information about the individuals who have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 unless they are your family member and you have the necessary permissions to receive such information. In this case, we will contact you directly if your loved one is suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19.

Please see the"Notices and Restrictions" below for information on visitation. We understand that connecting with family members is incredibly important to our residents. Family members are encouraged to connect with their loved ones through video chat, calling, texting or on social media. In person visitation except for compassionate care is restricted at this time. Please contact Melissa Parkinson, PH Jefferson Manor Nursing Home Activity Director, at 814-849-8026 or Courtney Keth, PH Jefferson Manor Personal Care Home Resident Care Coordinator at 814-849-2071 to schedule a video chat.

Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor strongly encourages residents and visitors to get vaccinated to help protect your loved ones.

Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor Notices and Restrictions

For the safety of our residents, visitors, and staff, PH Jefferson Manor has implemented the following restrictions and/or closures:

  • Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor is restricting visitation as per the requirements set forth by the CDC and DOH. Visitation is currently open for residents in the following areas: Memory Lane, Walnut Street, Jefferson Street and North Pickering Street. Visitation except for compassionate care is restricted for residents who are residing in the following red or yellow zones: South Pickering Street and Specialty Care.
  • All vendors and visitors must self-screen prior to entering the facility.
  • Pre-school at Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor is closed until further notice.

    COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources

    If you have traveled out of the USA, or to an area within the USA that is currently affected by COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19, or have these symptoms: Fever, Cough, Trouble Breathing.

    DO NOT VISIT THE NURSING HOME FACILITY

    1. Call your Primary Care Physician
    2. Utilize QCareNow for virtual visits with one of our providers. You may CLICK HERE, to go to QCareNow.

    Click here for Penn Highlands Healthcare Coronavirus latest updates and FAQs.