Coronavirus Preparedness

Recognizing that we live in a global community, and as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak develops and officials learn more about the virus, Mount Nittany Health is closely monitoring the situation and staying prepared by following the most current guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and others. We are also committed to keeping you informed about Coronavirus and what matters most to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), how Mount Nittany Health is prepared to protect the health and wellbeing of our community and how you can protect yourself.


We are deeply moved by the outpouring of support from our community. Part of what makes our community so special is the way we care for each other in times of crisis and this has been displayed over and over again during this pandemic. Thank you!

To learn more about the Mount Nittany Health COVID-19 Response Fund and donations, visit

COVID-19 Q&A with Nirmal Joshi, MD, system chief medical officer, Mount Nittany Health

Visit for our weekly Q&A sessions. If you would like to submit your question now, please send us a direct message or email

Wellness Library

News Article

COVID-19: Back to basics

As this nasty virus continues to wreak havoc across the globe, the layperson is both frightened and overwhelmed by the rapidly evolving information around them. This information has ranged from factual to mythical. At this difficult time, when no specific treatment is known, it is vitally important to emphasize the basics of the disease and its transmission, as well as what is known about preventing it.  

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