Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
November 12, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 12, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We thank you for your continued support throughout the various phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our main goal remains to provide high-quality care and to keep your loved ones safe. We follow guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services CMS as well as the latest COVID-19…

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November 5, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 5, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccinations are proven to curb the spread of the variant and are a matter of safety as well as compliance with the federal government’s mandated vaccines for health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid facilities. The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently released resources to help providers continue to encourage vaccine-hesitant…

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October 29, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

October 29, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with our visitation, masking and social distancing protocols for our facility. Our up to date visitation guidelines are posted on our website at jhep.org in the COVID section.  To schedule a visit please email Gayle MacDonald at gmacdonald@jhep.org or call her at 570-344-6177 ext. 1103. Gayle is available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.…

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October 22, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

October 22, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

Visitors are asked to please respect our policies and our front liners who have sacrificed much and have worked hard throughout this pandemic to better serve our residents. Because we take very seriously our responsibility for your loved one’s safety and well-being, we ask your cooperation during visitation. Our up to date visitation guidelines are posted on our website at…

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October 15, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

October 15, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

Visitors are asked to please respect our policies and our front line staff who have sacrificed much and have worked hard throughout this pandemic to better serve our residents. Because we take our responsibility for your loved one’s safety and well-being very seriously, we ask for your cooperation during visitation. Our up to date visitation guidelines are posted on our…

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October 8, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

October 8, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We take very seriously our responsibility for your loved one’s safety and well-being. We are also very thankful that a great percentage of our residents, their families and our staff have received the vaccine. COVID boosters and flu shots are recommended as well for your safety and your loved ones.  This week we sent a special email blast as well…

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October 1, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

October 1, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

As we turn the calendar to October, we enter a time when many had hoped the pandemic would be behind us. However, in the past few weeks, the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant has risen. We are very thankful that a great percentage of our residents, their families and our staff have received the vaccine. COVID boosters and flu shots…

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September 24, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

September 24, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We cannot stress enough the importance of vaccinations to curb the spread of COVID-19’s Delta variant. They are a matter of safety as well as compliance with the federal government’s plan to mandate vaccines for health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid facilities. Nationwide, the median nursing home staff vaccination rate has hovered at around 64%, according to recent federal statistics. About 84%…

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September 17, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

September 17, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

The federal government’s sweeping plan to mandate vaccines for health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid facilities is intended to curb the surging Delta variant and to address the slow pace of COVID-19 vaccinations. The Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will issue a similar rule requiring vaccinations for workers in most healthcare facilities that receive reimbursement,…

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September 15, 2021 Letter to Family and Friends

September 15, 2021 Letter to Family and Friends

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with our masking and social distancing protocols for our facility. Important news! As discussed in our letter last week, the positivity rate in our county is increasing. As of this week CDC as listed the community transmission rate at a high or red level.  Please see https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view As a result we have made changes…

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Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania
1101 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-6177

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