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.

Meet our experts

Our teams are skilled in the assessment and treatment of COVID-19. We're here to provide the care you need.

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Why choose WellSpan for COVID-19 care?

We know life with COVID-19 is rough. We're here to help your family with convenient testing, vaccination options and dealing with symptoms.

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.