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Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from Doylestown Health

Updated April 29, 2021

  • 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; administering almost 60,000 doses to our general community, vulnerable groups (e.g.- comorbidities, elderly, and socioeconomically vulnerable), healthcare works, and our patients.

    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 will be administering 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. https://vaccinatepa.org/counties/Bucks_County

  • Doylestown Health Vaccine Appointments

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    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 50,000 individuals.

    All of these efforts are designed to meet the demand for vaccine. For available appointments 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 cancelcovidvaccine@dh.org 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 conducted by physician's order only. This change is to keep patients safe and to provide for efficient and convenient results.

    To schedule a drive-thru test, please call 267-810-1730 for direct access to 70 available phone lines.

    The drive-thru testing facility is replacing all outpatient COVID-19 testing previously performed on the Doylestown Hospital campus or the Doylestown Health Urgent Care Center.

    Patients interested in being tested should consult their primary care physician first about the need and appropriateness for a screening test. Patients will receive scheduling instructions when they obtain a physician order for either the COVID-19 or seasonal flu 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 1 pm.

    To schedule please call 267-810-1730 for direct access to 70 available phone lines.

    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.

    The following is the cost of COVID-19 testing conducted by Doylestown Health. Please call the Billing Department at 215.345.2182 with questions about the cost of COVID-19 testing to you.

    CPT Code Description Hospital Charge Self-pay Rate
    87635 COVID-19 SARS CoV-2 Lab $230.00 $115.00
    G2023 COVID-19 Specimen Collection $30.00 $15.00

    TOTAL $260.00 $130.00




    CPT Code Description Hospital Charge Self-pay Rate
    86769 SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)Ab, IgG $115.00 $57.00
  • 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.

  • Outpatient Services Now Open

    Your health and well-being is our highest priority. That is why we have set high standards for safety and are taking every precaution possible as we welcome you back for Outpatient services at Doylestown Hospital and The Health & Wellness Center in Warrington.

    Learn More

  • 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

  • Doylestown Health Urgent Care

    Doylestown Health Urgent Care is here and ready to welcome you. Staffed by board certified Doylestown Health physicians, we provide walk-in or call-ahead expert care for the whole family. The current hours for Doylestown Health Urgent Care are Monday through Friday from 8 am to 9 pm and Saturday, Sunday and major holidays from 9 am to 4 pm.

    We have taken extraordinary steps to make your visit safe and comfortable, including:

    • Thorough cleaning protocols that includes disinfecting all surfaces every 15 minutes
    • Strict adherence to social distancing policy by roping off seating areas and limiting entry to patients only (with the exception of children and those who require physical assistance)
    • Patients are screened* at the door in accordance to the latest screening criteria
    • Staff and patients are required to wear a mask
    • Staff has their temperature taken at the beginning and end of every shift

    COVID-19 Testing

    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 conducted by physician's order  only . This change is to keep patients safe and to provide for efficient and convenient results.

    The drive-thru testing facility is replacing all outpatient COVID-19 testing previously performed on the Doylestown Hospital campus or the Doylestown Health Urgent Care Center.

    Patients interested in being tested should consult their primary care physician first about the need and appropriateness for a screening test. Patients will receive scheduling instructions when they obtain a physician order for either the COVID-19 or seasonal flu 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 1 pm.

    To schedule please call 267-810-1730 for direct access to 70 available phone lines.

    Questions? Contact Doylestown Health Urgent Care at 215.863.8363.

    *Screening includes temperature taking and a series of health questions.

  • Classes and Events

    Community education programs and support groups sponsored by Doylestown Health are cancelled. Whenever possible, they will be held via teleconference or webinar.

    Childbirth and Parenting Education

    In lieu of in-person classes, prenatal and childbirth education resources can be found online.

    LEARN ABOUT ONLINE CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION RESOURCES

  • 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 ContactDH@dh.org. Expect a delay in responding to emails, especially during times of high volume. In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

  • Supplies and Donations

    Doylestown Health is grateful for the many offers we are receiving to donate equipment or supply materials for the protection of our patients and associates. 

    To learn more or to submit your offer of  donations of goods and supplies or  direct contributions of funds, please visit Doylestown Health Foundation. Your kindness and generosity is much appreciated.

    Support Doylestown Healths Response to COVID-19

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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