Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
December 6, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

December 6, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We had two staff members test positive for COVID 19 and are continuing to follow the regulatory guidance related to testing and visitation.      As a result we have placed our second floor unit on yellow (isolation) status.  All residents on this unit have been tested and staff members who may have had an exposure to the staff members have been…

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December 3, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

December 3, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We are monitoring the effects and spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and will not take it lightly. Researchers around the world are conducting studies to better understand many aspects of Omicron and will continue to share their findings of these studies as they become available. We will do the same and keep you informed. Meanwhile, we maintain that our top…

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November 26, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 26, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

Vaccinations are proven to curb the spread of COVID-19 and is a matter of safety as well as compliance with the federal government’s mandated vaccines for health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid facilities. As of November 25, 2021, our vaccination rate for our active residents is 95% and staff is 100%, for a total of 98.3% of our facility fully…

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November 19, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 19, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has lifted many of the pandemic visiting restrictions still in place at nursing homes. The new guidance instructs nursing homes to allow visits at all times. Our main goal throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been to provide high-quality care and to keep your loved ones safe.  We follow guidance from Centers for Disease…

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

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