Sign up for Mount Nittany Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist

Mount Nittany Health is pleased to introduce a simple way for eligible community members to sign up for a future COVID-19 vaccine online.

 

To add yourself to the Mount Nittany Health COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist, just click the link: “Join the Waitlist” and complete the form at your convenience.

 

When it’s your turn for your COVID-19 vaccine, Mount Nittany Health will contact you with your appointment date and time.

 

To help you with the waitlist system and answer your questions, please check the COVID-19 Vaccine Information page.

 

To date, we have administered more than 11,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to the community and more than 7,000 future doses are scheduled.

Mount Nittany Health is committed to administering the COVID-19 vaccine to our community as quickly as possible. Due to vaccine availability, this will take some time, so we ask for your patience. 

Mount Nittany Health COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Volunteer for COVID vaccine clinics

Mount Nittany Health is looking for volunteers in our community, including active or retired licensed health care professionals such as nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), nursing students and medical students, to help administer COVID-19 vaccines at our vaccine clinics at Mount Nittany Health.

 

Mount Nittany Health is committed to administering the COVID-19 vaccine to our community as quickly as possible, as supplies are made available. To date, Mount Nittany Health has administered more than 11,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to the community and more than 7,000 future doses are scheduled.

 

We need your help to continue our COVID-19 vaccination efforts. If you are interested, please visit our COVID Vaccination Volunteer page to see if you are eligible and to apply.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mount Nittany Health weekly COVID update (February 26)

Currently, Mount Nittany Medical Center has 10 COVID positive inpatients between the ages 50 to 84.

 

So far this month, there have been a total of 84 COVID positive inpatients admitted to the Medical Center, with an average of 18 COVID positive inpatients per day, putting us at our lowest census numbers since mid-November. By comparison, in January, there were a total of 211 COVID admissions, with an average daily census of 41 COVID positive inpatients. 

 Read the latest update.

Mount Nittany Health policies and practices for COVID-19

At Mount Nittany Health, the safety of our patients and staff is always our priority. Our COVID-19 policies and practices are updated as we see changes to conditions in the community and in CDC and DOH guidelines for the care, safety, and placement of our patients. These are some of our current practices:

  • COVID testing is required of patients three days prior to surgery.

  • COVID testing is required of women preparing to deliver a baby.

  • All patients will be screened for COVID-19, which includes a temperature check, including patients admitted to the hospital.

  • We have policies in place regarding room assignments of COVID-19 positive inpatients.

    • Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 are assigned a room based on a combination of factors following CDC and DOH guidelines.

    • No visitors are allowed to visit patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

    • Single patient room placement is prioritized for our inpatients whenever possible, however, a hospitalized COVID-19 patient may be roomed with another patient confirmed to also have COVID-19.

  • For the safety of our patients and staff, all patients and visitors are required to mask.

 

Patient visitation is temporarily suspended at all Mount Nittany Health locations until further notice. 

COVID Alert PA

Download the free COVID Alert PA app to add your phone in the fight against COVID-19. 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. 

Mount Nittany Health COVID-19 Community Hotline: 814.231.7111

Mount Nittany Health has a dedicated COVID-19 hotline available to the community: 814.231.7111. The COVID-19 hotline will be answered daily from 7:00 am – 11:00 pm.

Send a message to our healthcare workers

The Mount Nittany Health team has shown the epitome of courage, compassion, and commitment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those qualities are only rivaled by their skills and excellence in their work to care for our community. In this season of gratitude, 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.