COVID-19

Keeping you and our community safe

Our approach to COVID-19 care

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives. Avoiding infection means masking, handwashing and distancing; being infected means isolation to prevent spreading. Everyday activities like working, going to school and socializing have become more complicated.

That's why we offer a wide variety of ways you can connect . We’re here to help you understand your symptoms and know how best to take care of yourself and your family.

We understand the concerns surrounding COVID-19, and we’re here to guide you through the process. Our experienced and dedicated health care professionals will provide you with the best possible care.

Signs and symptoms of COVID-19

COVID-19 presents a wide range of symptoms, some more common than others. Understanding your symptoms can guide your actions and determine when to seek medical attention.

Common symptoms include:

  • cough
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • fever
  • chills
  • muscle pain
  • sore throat
  • runny nose or congestion
  • worsening fatigue
  • new loss of taste or smell

Seek emergency medical care immediately if you experience severe symptoms such as:

  • shortness of breath
  • persistent chest pain or pressure
  • new confusion
  • inability to wake or stay awake
  • worsening weakness

Our steps to a diagnosis

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop symptoms, take the following steps:

  • Contact your primary care doctor or consider a WellSpan Virtual On-Demand Care appointment.
  • If you don't have a primary care doctor, visit a WellSpan urgent care location.

For your convenience

  • COVID-19 testing is available at WellSpan urgent care locations, most WellSpan primary care practices and WellSpan lab locations.
  • COVID-19 vaccinations are available for anyone 6 months of age and older who has not received a COVID-19 vaccination in the last two months. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling your primary care doctor.

Our treatment options

Every COVID-19 experience is unique. That's why we take a personalized approach to treatment, considering your individual symptoms, risk factors and preferences.

Our team of board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will collaborate with you to develop a treatment plan tailored to your needs. Treatment options we may recommend include:

  • Home care: If your symptoms are mild, you may be able to recover at home with rest, fluids and over-the-counter medications.
  • Virtual care: Our online WellSpan Virtual On-Demand Care is available 24/7 for non-emergency COVID-19 care from the comfort of your home.
  • Medications: We may prescribe antiviral medications or other treatments to aid your recovery from COVID-19.
  • Emergency care: Severe symptoms may require hospitalization for treatment.

We’re here to support you every step of the way on your journey to recovery.

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COVID-19 testing and vaccination leader

WellSpan responded rapidly to the pandemic by establishing COVID-19 vaccination clinics in various settings, ensuring easy access to this life-saving measure for our communities.

Today, COVID-19 vaccine appointments can be scheduled at:

  • WellSpan family medicine practices
  • WellSpan internal medicine practices
  • WellSpan pediatric medicine practices
  • WellSpan retail pharmacy locations

Convenient COVID-19 testing and vaccination

COVID-19 testing is available at WellSpan urgent care locations, most WellSpan primary care practices and WellSpan lab locations.