As we pass the one-year mark of COVID-19, Doylestown Health’s response to the pandemic continues to evolve to meet the needs of our community.
Since administering its first vaccine on December 17th, 2020, Doylestown Health has made effective and efficient use of its supply, which is allocated by the state and continues to be very limited. Despite challenges, Doylestown Health administered its 25,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine on March 8th, 2021, in a moment that marked a milestone in the fight against the deadly disease.
The health system has held more than 50 vaccine clinics, the largest taking place at Doylestown Hospital and Doylestown Health Urgent Care.
Doylestown Health recently performed its 50,000th COVID-19 test. Doylestown Hospital opened the first drive-through COVID-19 testing site in Bucks County on March 17th, 2020.
In October 2020, Doylestown Health opened a drive-through testing site at 584 Swamp Road in Doylestown Township. With the addition and availability of rapid testing kits, patients who consent are notified of the results of the COVID testing within hours via a text message. A physician order is required.
Planning for the Future
Our patients’ health and well-being is our highest priority. That is why we have set high standards for safety and continue to take every precaution possible when providing services.
Events of the last year have not slowed our determination to continue to grow to provide world-class care close to home.
Late last year, we opened the Clark Outpatient Rehabilitation Center on the first floor of the new Doylestown Health Ambulatory Center. This spring, we will open the Clark Center for Critical Care Medicine on the third floor of the Cardiovascular and Critical Care Pavilion.
Learn more at DoylestownHealth.org.
PHOTO CAP: Dr. Christine Roussel, PharmD, BCOP, BSCP Senior Executive Director Pharmacy, Laboratory, and Medical Research and Filip Krezel COVID Vaccine Nurse Coordinator.