Jefferson Health

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John McDevitt
May 30, 2020 - 7:12 pm
A group of Jefferson Health doctors reaffirmed their commitment to patients during the COVID-19 crisis by way of a music video. Read more here.
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Andrew Kramer
May 06, 2020 - 9:21 pm
Jefferson Health and Temple University issued a joint statement saying Jefferson’s planned acquisition of Fox Chase Cancer Center won’t be happening because of the pandemic. Read more here.
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The Union’s Fight for Philly campaign delivered 2,500 KN95 masks
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Ed Benkin
May 06, 2020 - 8:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Union’s Fight for Philly campaign has spent the last several weeks helping the community deal with the pandemic. Read more here.
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Drive-thru coronavirus COVID-19 testing station
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Mike Dougherty
April 14, 2020 - 7:36 pm
Camden County is opening a second coronavirus testing site, thanks to a partnership with Jefferson Health. Read more here.
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Person holding hands with a hospital patient.
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John McDevitt
April 10, 2020 - 6:38 pm
Visitations at most hospitals are on hold for now because of the COVID-19 crisis, but some hospitals are making exceptions when it comes to births and deaths. Read more here.
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A pregnant woman wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
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Lynne Adkins
March 23, 2020 - 4:39 pm
COVID-19 is scary for all of us, but it could be a bigger problem if you’re pregnant. Read more here.
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Saint Christopher's Hospital
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Tim Jimenez
September 19, 2019 - 7:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is on the auction block, and there's word of a joint bid from a Pennsylvania nonprofit and university to buy it. After Wednesday's 2 p.m. deadline to submit bids, two are being reported. That includes a joint bid from Drexel...
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Tears were rolling down cheeks as Anne Chiefari saw the surprise on her final one-mile walk from home to Jefferson Health in Washington Township.
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Mike Dougherty
September 06, 2019 - 8:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An operating room nurse from South Jersey is retiring after 41 years on the job. Her co-workers surprised her on Friday by greeting her with flowers and balloons and joining her on her final one-mile walk from home to Jefferson Health in Washington Township. Tears...
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Saint Christopher's Hospital
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Kim Glovas
July 17, 2019 - 4:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The parent company of Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia Academic Health System, announced on Wednesday that the pediatric hospital will be sold. Four other major Philadelphia healthcare organizations announced on...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Lynne Adkins
March 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Reported cases of mumps have been climbing in numbers at local schools and universities recently, and parents may be nervous. But if your child received all of his or her immunizations, there's no need to panic. In fact, it's not really a surprise to see an outbreak...
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