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COVID-19 inpatient dashboard


Daily update for Aug. 5, 2022

COVID 8.5.2022

 

Mount Nittany Health Pandemic Response

We are operating under our pandemic response plan to adjust our services for care for COVID positive inpatients and those who need us for acute care. Measures include: 

  • Dedicating areas of the hospital as COVID-19 wings, if needed
  • Daily decisions to cancel or reschedule elective surgeries and procedures that require an overnight stay

Please continue to check back for updates.

Sign up now for your COVID-19 vaccine

Pennsylvanians ages 5 and older are eligible to schedule their vaccination appointments for the Pfizer vaccine. We strongly encourage everyone that is eligible to sign up for a vaccine as soon as possible.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Ages 18 and older

Patients of Mount Nittany Physician Group can schedule an appointment with their primary care provider for first, second, third or booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Please call 814.278.4600 to schedule an appointment. 

Note: Mount Nittany Physician Group is only offering vaccine appointments to current patients. If you are not a patient of Mount Nittany Physician Group, visit vaccines.gov/search to find other COVID-19 vaccine providers in our region.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Ages 5 - 17

On January 5, the CDC expanded its recommendation of booster doses for children ages 12-17.

Parents/guardians of  Mount Nittany Physician Group patients can schedule an appointment for first or second doses for ages 5-17 or booster doses for ages 12-17 by calling 814.466.7921.

Note: Mount Nittany Physician Group Pediatrics is only offering vaccine appointments to current patients. If you or your child are not a patient of Mount Nittany Physician Group, then you may schedule a vaccine appointment with Centre Volunteers in Medicine.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Ages 6 months - 4 years

On June 18, 2022, the CDC endorsed the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation that all children 6 months through 5 years of age should receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC recommends all children, including those who have already had COVID-19, should get vaccinated.

Currently, both the Boalsburg and Bellefonte Pediatric offices of Mount Nittany Physician Group Pediatrics have the 6 month-4 year Pfizer vaccine, which is given in a 3-dose series. The second dose is given three weeks after the first dose; with the third dose following eight weeks later.

Parents/guardians of Mount Nittany Physician Group patients can book an appointment by calling 814.466.7921 for Mount Nittany Health Pediatrics in Boalsburg or 814.355.3626 for Mount Nittany Health in Bellefonte.

Note: Mount Nittany Physician Group Pediatrics is only offering vaccine appointments to current Mount Nittany Physician Group and Centre Volunteers In Medicine patients. Visit https://www.vaccines.gov/ to find other locations near you. 

Send a message to our healthcare workers

You can share your support for our doctors, nurses and hospital staff during this unprecedented time via our virtual gratitude website, courageousatheart.org. The virtual gratitude board allows community members to post their notes, images and videos of encouragement and thanks to our staff. Viewers can also share posts on the board with popular social media sites, like Facebook and Instagram.

COVID Alert PA

To join the fight against COVID-19, download the free COVID Alert PA app to your phone. Get exposure alerts without compromising your privacy or personal information. Downloading the app is voluntary, but the more Pennsylvanians that use the app, the more successful our efforts will be to stop the spread of COVID-19. Learn more

Policies and practices for COVID-19

VISITATION POLICIES

Mount Nittany Medical Center Inpatient  2 visitors from 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • Emergency Department - 2 visitors
  • Behavioral Health Unit - Per unit policy
  • Women and Children’s Services - Per unit policy.                        

Mount Nittany Medical Center Outpatient

  • Surgical Services - 2 visitors (alternate waiting areas may be required)
  • Diagnostic Services - 2 visitors (alternate waiting areas may be required)
  • Cancer Services - 2 visitors

Mount Nittany Physician Group - 2 visitors

MASKING POLICY

Everyone must mask whenever you’re in a Mount Nittany Health care facility or on the surrounding property -- and ensure colleagues, patients and visitors do, too. Together, we can contribute to the health and wellbeing of our colleagues, friends, and neighbors. Together, we are healthier people, stronger community.