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May 2020
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Parents Need to Know is a newsletter written by Craig Collison, MD, pediatrician with Mount Nittany Physician Group.

A dedicated coronavirus information phone line is available seven days a week from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm at 814.231.7111. For more information on ways Mount Nittany Health is responding to coronavirus, please visit mountnittany.org/coronavirus.

 
Mount Nittany Physician Group Pediatrics open and ready to take care of you
 
 
   

Getting the care your child needs, when he or she needs it, matters. That’s why we’re here to continue to deliver advanced care with compassion that you can count on. You can feel confident that we’ve taken steps to ensure your family’s safety while you trust us with your child’s care. 

Mount Nittany Physician Group Pediatrics has been providing essential in-person appointments during the pandemic. We are pleased to announce expanded care options through telehealth for pediatric patients and increased access to in-person visits.

For pediatric patients, only asymptomatic and well children will be seen at our Bellefonte location; all symptomatic children will be seen in our Boalsburg office and brought into the building through a separate entrance (in addition to some asymptomatic and well children, as the schedule allows).

Here are a few of the extra measures we’re taking to keep you safe: 

  • Screenings at all of the entrances 
  • Enhanced cleaning 
  • Masks worn by everyone 
  • Limited number of people on-site 
  • Now offering telehealth visits with your provider

Please do not delay care for you or a loved one. For testing, surgeries, emergency care, doctor’s appointments, and more; we are ready to take care of you. Learn more at mountnittany.org/open.

 
 
 
Mount Nittany Health introduces telehealth visits for Physician Group patients
 
 
 
   

Mount Nittany Health is pleased to introduce telehealth visits for patients of Mount Nittany Physician Group. Greatly improving access and convenience of care, the new service offers real-time secure communication between patients and providers, without patients having to leave their home or office.

“Telehealth visits offer another option for accessing the excellent care that our patients have come to expect from Mount Nittany Physician Group,” says Kathleen Rhine, president and CEO, Mount Nittany Health. “This new technology allows patients to visit with their provider where it’s most convenient for them.”

To request an appointment, simply call your provider’s office for a consultation. Providers will determine if a telehealth visit is right for each patient. 

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