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Coronavirus Update

All volunteers, visitors, and patients arriving for appointments and procedures are required to wear a mask when inside an Evangelical facility.

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Evangelical Community Hospital is now vaccinating all individuals who are 12 and older.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have all declared the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine safe for young teens, 12 to 15 years old. 

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Vaccine Registration

Evangelical Community Hospital is scheduling vaccination clinics for all individuals who are 12 and older.

If you’d like to be added to the registration list, please click on the button below or call 570-522-4530, option 1 between 9 am and 3 pm Monday through Friday.

 

Request for Vaccine Form Request for Vaccine Form

 

In the event you have previously scheduled a vaccine appointment with Evangelical and get your vaccine at another facility, please cancel your appointment by calling 570-522-4530, option 1 so that dose can be reallocated to someone in need.

Evangelical encourages all individuals to explore all available options for vaccination. Other healthcare 
providers and entities are administering COVID-19 vaccinations. 

The Hospital’s primary focus is to help as many qualifying individuals as possible get vaccinated, moving the community toward herd immunity and returning to a degree of normalcy.

 

More Information on the Vaccine Clinics More Information on the Vaccine Clinics

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Surgery and Safe Care

 

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COVID-19 Testing Site

The Hospital closed the Alternate Testing Site on St. Mary Street in Lewisburg. The site will remain closed unless community spread dictates a future need.

Individuals with COVID-19 symptoms will be directed to contact their primary care provider, visit the respiratory clinic at Urgent Care of Evangelical, 7095 Westbranch Highway, Lewisburg, or go to the Emergency Department for evaluation and possible testing.

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Travel and Pre-Surgical COVID-19 Testing

Beginning Monday, June 14, 2021, patients seeking COVID-19 testing to prepare for an upcoming surgical procedure or travel may do so between 7 am and 3:30 pm Monday through Friday at the Hospital.

Patients seeking COVID-19 testing for travel or to prepare for a surgical procedure should be directed to the Donehower-Eisenhauer Entrance and then to Central Registration.

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Follow My Health - Patient Portal

Access your COVID-19 test results using the Follow My Health patient portal. 

Follow My Health - Tips and Tricks Follow My Health - Tips and Tricks

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The testing counts and positivity rate only represent people tested at Evangelical Community Hospital and does not represent the total population in our area.

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Clinic Changes

  • The following clinics and offices remain closed: SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical, Elysburg; SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical, Miller Center; and Physical Therapy of Evangelical – Meadowgreen, Mifflinburg.
  • Physical Therapy of Evangelical locations in Elysburg and the Miller Center, Lewisburg, are open.

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COVID-19 App Available


COVID Alert PA is the official mobile app by the Pennsylvania Department of Health that uses the Exposure Notification System (ENS) provided by Apple and Google.

You can now add your phone to the fight against COVID-19 by going to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and downloading the free COVID Alert PA app to your smartphone. The app runs on iPhones that support iOS 13.5 and higher, and Android phones running Android 6.0 and higher. The app is not intended to be used by people under 18 years of age.

Once downloaded, you can opt-in for exposure alerts and provide important symptom tracking data to the state.

For more information, visit www.pa.gov/covid/covid-alert-pa

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Outpatient Visitor Restrictions

In an effort to keep patients and staff at Evangelical Community Hospital’s system of primary and specialty care practices safe, a number of infection control protocols are in place. 

All patients are required to wear masks when arriving for appointments. If you don’t have a mask, the practice will provide one. 

All patients are screened with a series of questions. 

Telemedicine is an option for some patients in some offices. Please contact your physician’s office for more information.

Outpatient Surgeries/Procedures (includes Ambulatory Surgical Center, Endoscopy Center)

  • One interchangeable visitor will be permitted.
  • Support person may be asked to remain outside the facility and will be permitted inside for use of the restroom. Support person may be able to use the waiting area, if physical
    distancing can be achieved.
  • The designated support person will be called when the patient’s procedure is complete to receive discharge instructions and may be permitted into the discharge area.

Outpatient Imaging, Testing, Physical Therapy

  • One healthy support person over the age of 18 may accompany the patient.
  • Support person may be asked to wait in their vehicle or designated area, such as the Main Entrance or Donehower-Eisenhauer Lobby, if physical distancing cannot be achieved.

Outpatient Physician and Clinic Office Appointments (includes Urgent Care)

  • One interchangeable visitor will be permitted.

Urgent Care exception:

  • For patients under the age of 18: Two designated support persons for the patient's entire stay.

For a variety of patient resources and up-to-date information, please check evanhospital.com/virus

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Previous COVID-19 Updates Previous COVID-19 Updates

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For nationwide and global Coronavirus updates please check the CDC website regularly:

CDC Coronavirus Updates CDC Coronavirus Updates

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Coronavirus updates:

Pennsylvania Department of Health UpdatesPennsylvania Department of Health Updates

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Deaf or Hard of Hearing Communication Card for COVID-19

Download Deaf or Hard of Hearing Communication Card Download Deaf or Hard of Hearing Communication Card 

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While COVID-19 is still in our community, Evangelical is among the safest places in healthcare today. We have instituted a number of enhanced infection control protocols to ensure you—as well as our providers and staff—are as safe as possible. You should feel confident in seeking your care with us.

Let us help you find the care you need Let us help you find the care you need

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Mental Health and COVID-19