Coronavirus Update

Vaccine Registration - Temporarily Suspended

Please note: Due to the uncertainty of future vaccine supplies, the Hospital is temporarily suspending COVID-19 vaccination registration. 

To date, Evangelical has successfully scheduled COVID-19 vaccination distribution for Phase 1A qualifying individuals through March 2021. 

The Hospital is now forming a wait list for possible vaccine distribution in the future should vaccine supply become available. To complete the wait list form, please click the button below or call 570-522-4530, option 1 between 9 am and 5 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 qualifying for Phase 1A to explore all available options for vaccination. Other healthcare providers and entities are administering COVID-19 vaccinations for Phase 1A. 

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.

 

Phase 1A Vaccine Registration Information Phase 1A Vaccine Registration Information

 

Phase 1A

Phase 1A now includes the following:

  • Evangelical Community Hospital Employees
  • Long-term care facility residents
  • Healthcare personnel including but not limited to:
    • Emergency medical service personnel
    • Nurses
    • Nursing assistants
    • Physicians
    • Dentists
    • Dental hygienists
    • Chiropractors
    • Therapists
    • Phlebotomists
    • Pharmacists
    • Technicians
    • Pharmacy technicians
    • Health professions students and trainees
    • Direct support professionals
    • Clinical personnel in school settings or correctional facilities
    • Contractual HCP not directly employed by the health care facility
  • Persons not directly involved in patient care but potentially exposed to infectious material that can transmit disease among or from health care personnel and patients
  • Individuals who are 65 and older
  • Individuals who are 16-64 with certain high-risk conditions
    • Cancer
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD
    • Down Syndrome
    • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, or use of other immune weakening medicines
    • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
    • Severe Obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2)
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Smoking
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus           
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COVID-19 Testing Site

Hours: 9 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday

Location: 1499 St. Mary Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837

 

Step 1: Do I need to be tested?

Call your primary care provider to share any symptoms or concerns related to COVID-19. The physician can then determine if testing is warranted and refer you to the testing site.

Step 2 - Finding the testing site and what to bring

  • Location

    • 1499 St. Mary Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837
      At the corner of St. Mary and 15th streets.
  • Hours

    • 9 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday
  • What to bring

    • Please bring your: Photo ID; Insurance information; Social security card, if uninsured; a pen
  • Cost

    • If you do not have insurance, the cost for the COVID-19 test is $175. For patients with insurance, it is best to call your insurance company prior to testing to determine your out-of-pocket cost.

The test site is a drive-through location to maximize safety. You will be directed to drive around the building and enter through a garage door. Staying in the car, you will be asked a series of questions and receive any tests ordered. You will then exit, driving out another garage door on the opposite side of the building.

The testing site location change was made to have a more fixed location with proper utilities during the winter months when weather can be unpredictable.

Questions? Call the COVID-19 Hotline at 570-522-4530

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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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COVID-19 Hotline: 570-522-4530

Available 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

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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

  • Family Medicine of Evangelical – Milton will open on Tuesday, March 2.
  • The following clinics and offices remained closed: SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical, Elysburg; SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical, Miller Center; Physical Therapy of Evangelical – Meadowgreen, Mifflinburg; and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. 
  • 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 and for temperature. 

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 designated healthy support person over the age of 18 may accompany patient to registration/waiting area.
  • 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.
  • The individual departments charged with overseeing their respective waiting areas will communicate the need to hold further support people in the lobby areas.

Outpatient Physician and Clinic Office Appointments

  • No support person is permitted to accompany the appointment, with the following exceptions:
    • One healthy caregiver for an adult with difficulty ambulating, intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability, communication barrier, or behavior concerns.
    • One healthy parent/guardian for a patient under the age of 18.
    • Adult patient arriving for their clinical appointment accompanied by a minor(s) who has no ability to arrange care. Adult patient should make every effort to contact to the office prior to arrival to provide notification.
    • One healthy caregiver for an adult for the following appointment types: pregnancy confirmation, prenatal care appointments, fetal demise, poor prognosis (i.e. cancer), end of life care planning, and surgical confirmation.

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.

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Mental Health and COVID-19