Pinecrest Manor

Pinecrest Manor

Making the decision to admit your loved one into a nursing home is never easy. We understand how it can feel like you're letting go, giving up or taking the easy way out. But we want you to know that Pinecrest Manor will treat your family like it's our own. Our licensed, skilled nursing home has been providing exceptional 24-hour care since 1970. And with 138 beds and a convenient location on the campus of Penn Highlands Elk in St. Marys, we want to be your loved one's home away from home.


763 Johnsonburg Road
St. Marys, PA 15857




Fax: 814-788-8085

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Important Information Regarding Pinecrest Manor

March 31, 2023

Visitation is now permitted for all neighborhoods. Please be advised that the facility is currently in outbreak mode.

Visitors are still required to screen upon entry by taking their temperature and filling out the questionnaire.

If a visitor is COVID positive, experiencing signs or symptoms, or has been exposed they are not to visit.

Residents who are in quarantine or are COVID positive will not have visitors during their isolation period.

Pinecrest Manor will continue to COVID-19 test staff and residents per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH), and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) guidelines and recommendations.

We have 8 active confirmed COVID-19 resident case. Our cumulative total since the start of the pandemic is 128 confirmed resident COVID-19 cases with 8 residents admitted from the hospital to the facility that were positive for COVID-19. We have 0 residents experiencing 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 142 confirmed staff. 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 814-788-8606 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.

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.

Please contact Pinecrest Manor Activity Department, at 814-788-8492 to schedule a video chat.

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.


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

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