Are people being screened before they enter Mount Nittany Health facilities?
Mount Nittany Health conducts screenings of patients entering its facilities. This screening process is another measure that we are taking to protect our patients, staff and community against the spread of COVID-19. The screening process will include key questions based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Our team will work as quickly as possible to safely and effectively complete the screenings; please prepare accordingly and allow extra time for this process.
Do you have visitor restrictions?
Mount Nittany Health is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of the community.
Please visit the Patient Information page to view our current visitor policy..
How do I practice safe hand hygiene?
Regular and consistent hand washing is crucial to help prevent the spread of infection. Follow the steps below to perform a good hand wash:
Note: Soap and water are not always available, but it’s important to prepare for times like these by keeping an antiseptic hand rub in your car, desk or purse. Spread thoroughly over your hands, and rub them until dry.
What steps is Mount Nittany Health taking related to COVID-19?
The health and wellbeing of our staff, patients and visitors is our top priority. Mount Nittany Health is working closely with public health officials and other community health agencies to monitor local conditions related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Extra measures — We have implemented numerous measures to ensure everyone’s safety. This includes the following, among others:
Are there any side effects to the COVID-19 vaccine?
Where can I learn more about the vaccine and the distribution process?
Is the vaccine safe?
Vaccines are safe and effective and the best way to protect you and those around you from serious illnesses. Severe allergic reactions are rare.
Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
I have confirmed a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. What do I need to bring with me?
You will need to bring proof of Pennsylvania residency or employment, such as:
You will also need to bring a signed vaccination agreement form.
You are required to wear a mask to the vaccine site. If you will not wear a mask, then you will not be permitted to enter the site and will lose your vaccine appointment slot.
Children and other visitors are not allowed. One caregiver may accompany you, if needed.
Mount Nittany Health currently only offers vaccine appointments at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to check in and turn in your vaccination agreement form and proof of residency or employment in Pennsylvania.
Additionally, be prepared to stay for 15 minutes after vaccination for observation. There, visitors are not allowed.