Information on Doylestown Health's Response to COVID-19

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Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from Doylestown Health
  • Doylestown Health Vaccination Efforts

    Doylestown Health has not only been a leader throughout this pandemic but a leader in the vaccine distribution for our county. Since the very first Pfizer doses of COVID vaccine became available on December 17th, 2020; Doylestown Hospital in collaboration with our physician community and under the direction of the State Department of Health, made the commitment to provide the vaccine to the community in which we serve.

    Over the last several months we have routinely administered more than 1,000 doses daily, five days a week, and providing over 24,300 associate hours. Due to our commitment to serving the community we are ecstatic to report that we provided more vaccine than any health system in the county; Doylestown Health has administered more than 70,000 doses to our general community, vulnerable groups (e.g.- comorbidities, elderly, and socioeconomically vulnerable), children 12 years and older, healthcare workers, and our patients.

    For available appointments for those 12 years and older, please call (267) 810-1820

    While community vaccination has been viewed as our highest priority project, it was only accomplished with great commitment of the organization and associates; as it oftentimes created many challenges to also simultaneously maintaining the health system’s breadth of quality services.

    Doylestown Hospital has administered more than 10,000 second doses in May and will continue to be an administration location for individuals in need of vaccination. As the local availability and access to vaccines have dramatically increased recently, Doylestown Hospital has been able to reallocate resources to our more routine clinical responsibilities.

    We thank everyone in the community and within the organization for their support of these efforts.

    Please see below the resources available for vaccination.

  • Doylestown Health Vaccine Appointments

    Doylestown Health continues to deliver vaccine to the most vulnerable members of our community in a variety of ways:

    • Doylestown Health also provides vaccines to underserved communities not affiliated with the health system, such as Grundy Hall in Doylestown, a county housing authority facility; patients of the Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic, a free-clinic for the uninsured supported in part by Doylestown Hospital, and similar facilities. Additionally, Doylestown Health provided vaccine to Christ’s Home in Warminster, an unaffiliated senior community.
    • Doylestown Health has already vaccinated more than 70,000 individuals.

    All of these efforts are designed to meet the demand for vaccine. For available appointments please call (267) 810-1820.

    For available appointments for those 12 years and older, please call (267) 810-1820

    If you are in need of a vaccine and Doylestown Health does not have any appointments available we encourage you to check availability at other site locations at Department of Health or Vaccinate PA. Consistent daily availability at these locations is prominent and some locations also allow walk-ins.

    If you need to cancel a COVID Vaccine appointment please e-mail or call (267) 810-1820.

  • Symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    Symptoms of COVID-19 may vary by person and range from mild to severe illness. Symptoms of Coronavirus include:

    • Cough
    • Fever
    • Shortness of breath
    • Chills
    • Sore throat
    • The loss of sense of smell and taste
  • Testing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    Screening Tests

    Doylestown Health has established a dedicated drive-thru testing site at 584 W. Swamp Road (Route 313) for the screening of COVID-19 or seasonal flu infection.

    To schedule a drive-thru test, please call 267-810-1820.

    Patients interested in being tested should consult their primary care physician first about the need and appropriateness for a screening test.

    Drive-Thru Testing Location and Hours

    Doylestown Health's COVID and Flu Testing site is located at:
    584 Swamp Road (Route 313, just south of the intersection with Ferry Road)

    Timed reservations are scheduled:
    • Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 3:30 pm
    • Saturdays, from 8 am to 11:30 am (Closed Saturdays starting in July)

    To schedule please call 267-810-1820 for direct access.

    Test Results

    Patients who were tested and experiencing even mild symptoms should stay home while awaiting results.

    Testing Cost

    Federal law requires private insurers, Medicare and Medicaid to cover COVID-19 tests without any cost to the patient and provides funding to support free testing for some people without health insurance, though it does not guarantee access to no-cost tests for the uninsured. In order to bill your insurance, an order from your healthcare provider is required. If you do not have an order from your healthcare provider, we can perform the test for a fee of $125.

  • Coronavirus Resources

    Guidelines and recommendations from the Department of Health and CDC are updated regularly. Please visit these websites for the most recent information:

  • Restricted Visitor Policy

    For the safety of patients, visitors and staff, Doylestown Hospital has implemented a RESTRICTED visitor policy due to COVID-19. For details, please visit our Visiting Hours page.

  • Telehealth

    Doylestown Health Medical Staff providers are now offering telehealth appointments, bringing you safe, effective healthcare in the comfort of your home. Telehealth is the safest option for managing routine healthcare and addressing the challenges of COVID-19, because you don't have to leave your house to see a doctor.

    Learn more about Telehealth

  • COVID-19 Questions

    Doylestown Health strives to keep you updated as recommendations, and our response to the public health crisis evolves. Visit the frequently asked questions page for our most up-to-date guidelines and policies. You may also email questions to Expect a delay in responding to emails, especially during times of high volume. In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

  • Donations

    Doylestown Health Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Doylestown Health, raising funds to support patient care excellence and improve quality of life for the patients and families we serve.

    Doylestown Health’s response to the pandemic was extraordinary; philanthropic support ensures that Doylestown Hospital remains independent and empowers our flexibility to respond to the needs of our community with agility and expertise. The best way to make an impact is with a contribution to the Doylestown Hospital fund, which supports the top priority needs of the health system.

    You can learn more about Doylestown Health’s rapid and innovative response to the pandemic in this groundbreaking docuseries.

    Support Doylestown Health

About Doylestown Health

Doylestown Health is a comprehensive healthcare system of inpatient, outpatient and wellness education services connected to meet the health needs of all members of the local and regional community. Doylestown Hospital, the flagship to Doylestown Health has 271 beds and a Medical Staff of more than 435 physicians in over 50 specialties. An independent nonprofit health system, Doylestown Health is dedicated to providing innovative, patient-centered care for all ages.

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