Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
August 3, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

August 3, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We found out yesterday that a resident of our facility who was transferred to a local hospital, tested positive for COVID 19.  As a result, we are following our protocol and suspending general visits in accordance with our visitation policy.  Compassionate care/end of life visits will still be held in accordance with policy. Testing for all of our residents and…

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July 30, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

July 30, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

The rise of the Delta variant of COVID-19 is a real concern. The best way to limit one’s chances of getting the variant is to be fully vaccinated. According to a study by The New England Journal of Medicine, the effectiveness of full vaccination against the variant is about 90 percent. We encourage all residents, staff, family members and volunteers…

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July 23, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

July 23, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We have endured the COVID-19 pandemic for too long and the threat of the Delta variant is not something to take lightly. We encourage all residents, staff, family members and volunteers to become vaccinated, which makes one less susceptible to the emerging variant. Please view this video message from our Medical Director, Dr. Ken Sebastianelli, for further explanation: https://jhep.org/covid-19-updates. For…

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July 16, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

July 16, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We encourage all to help put an end to the pandemic that has drastically changed all of our lives. Consider being vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect your loved ones as well as yourself. An additional incentive is prevention. In specific, the Delta Variant has gained much attention of late. A Yale study and a report by the Wall Street Journal…

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July 9, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

July 9, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We encourage all to help put an end to the pandemic that has drastically changed all of our lives. Consider being vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect your loved ones as well as yourself. An additional incentive is prevention. In specific, the Delta Variant has gained much attention of late. A Yale study and a report by the Wall Street Journal…

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July 2, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

July 2, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We continue to monitor and follow the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 infection control guidance with relation to its impact on our residents and visitors. Our visitation guidelines are posted on our website at jhep.org in the COVID section.  To schedule a visit please email Mary Ryan at mryan@jhep.org or call her at 570-344-6177 ext. 1104. Mary is…

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June 25, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

June 25, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We continue to monitor and follow the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 infection control guidance with relation to its impact on our residents and visitors. Our visitation guidelines are posted on our website at jhep.org in the COVID section.  To schedule a visit please email Mary Ryan at mryan@jhep.org or call her at 570-344-6177 ext. 1104. Mary is…

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June 18, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

June 18, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We encourage all residents, staff, family members and volunteers to become vaccinated. For information about vaccination information, please check the Centers for Disease Control’s fact sheet and you can find vaccines near you at: https://www.vaccines.gov/search/ Vaccination News: Our vaccination rate is among the best for health facilities in our area and continue to encourage vaccinations by the general population in…

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June 11, 2021, Letter to Families and Friends

June 11, 2021, Letter to Families and Friends

We encourage all residents, staff, family members and volunteers to become vaccinated. For information about vaccination information, please check the Centers for Disease Control’s fact sheet and you can find vaccines near you at: https://www.vaccines.gov/search/ Regarding safety, the CDC recommends guidelines for safe mask activities.   Staff testing: Our non-vaccinated staff members continue to test weekly. We are pleased to…

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June 4, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

June 4, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We continue to monitor and follow the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 infection control guidance with relation to its impact on our residents and visitors. Thank you to all who participated in our family Zoom meeting today to go over our new visitation guidelines for residents starting MONDAY JUNE 7, 2021, for residents in green zones.  Essentially, a…

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1101 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-6177

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