Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
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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September 10, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

September 10, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with our masking and social distancing protocols for our facility. Please remember to keep your mask on at all times during visits inside and outdoors, even if you are vaccinated.  Please come to our first floor location if do not want to stay in your loved one’s room for the visit.  Our visitation guidelines…

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September 3, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

September 3, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with our masking and social distancing protocols for our facility. Please remember to keep your mask on at all times during visits inside and outdoors, even if you are vaccinated.  Please come to our first floor location if do not want to stay in your loved one’s room for the visit.  Our visitation guidelines…

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August 27, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

August 27, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

As always, we appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with our recent implementation of masking and social distancing protocols for our facility. In the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of activity on the vaccine front. We are anticipating regulatory and guidance changes in the…

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August 20, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

August 20, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We appreciate that you are entrusting us with the care of your loved ones. We also appreciate your understanding and cooperation with our recent implementation of masking and social distancing protocols for our facility. Our heightened concerns have been enacted due to concerns about the Delta variant of COVID-19. We will continue to monitor the variant and update our practices…

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

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