COVID-19 News

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Tower Health Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Under the Age of Five

July 14, 2022 - Tower Health announced that, following the FDA's Emergency Use Authorization, Tower Health Medical Group Pediatrics – Wyomissing and Reading Hospital Children's Health Center are now offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for current patients ages six months through five years old by appointment.

Tower Health Recognizes Two Years of COVID-19 in the Community

March 14, 2022 - Tower Health is recognizing two years of COVID-19 in the community.

Tower Health Updates Masking Guidance for Staff, Patients, and Visitors

March 9, 2022 - Tower Health has updated guidance for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks, for employees, patients, and visitors. Per their guidance, masking is still required in healthcare settings.

Tower Health Offering COVID-19 Vaccine to Children 5 to 11 Beginning November 9

November 8, 2021 - Tower Health announced that, following the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization, Tower Health Medical Group (THMG) Pediatrics – Wyomissing, St. Christopher’s Pediatric Associates Northeast Pediatrics, Reading Hospital Children’s Health Center, and Reading Hospital Family Healthcare Center will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for current patients ages 5 to 11 by appointment.

Tower Health to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for Employees

August 17, 2021 - Tower Health announced today that it will require COVID-19 vaccination for all Tower Health employees when the FDA gives the vaccine full approval—a milestone anticipated within the coming weeks.

Tower Health to Close Muhlenberg COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

August 6, 2021 - Tower Health announced today the plans to close its COVID-19 vaccine clinic in September. The last day to receive the first dose of the vaccine is August 11, when the clinic will be open 8 a.m. to noon.

Tower Health COVID-19 Vaccine Update

August 4, 2021 - As the COVID-19 Delta variant continues to spread across the country and the region, Tower Health reminds the community on the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Reading Hospital Has No COVID-19 Inpatients for First Time in 17 Months

July 12, 2021 - Reading Hospital announced that at midnight on July 12, 2021 (when a daily census is counted), it had ZERO COVID-19 inpatients for the first time in 17 months. To date, Reading Hospital has treated 3,225 COVID-19 inpatients.

Tower Health Offers Expanded Hours for COVID-19 Vaccination Walk-Ins

June 1, 2021 - Tower Health announced that, effective today, it will offer walk-in vaccinations for the COVID-19 vaccine during all clinic hours.

Tower Health Providers Discuss "Reentry"

May 18, 2021 - The pandemic is not over, but the desire to return to normal is strong, especially as warmer weather returns. However, many individuals may be anxious to safely “reenter” into more normal activities, while also feeling uncertain about safety and how to address the many changes forced upon themselves, their families, and their communities over the last year.