Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences COVID-19 Statement

Tower Health and Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in our community. We remain committed to the safety of our students, faculty, staff, vendors, and guests. We are exploring various options for the fall semester with the primary goal of students learning in a safe and responsible manner. Their safety and well-being are at the center of all decisions. To that end, we are aligning our plan and decisions with recommendations from health authorities. Please know that we are looking at every possible scenario to minimize the impact on student’s schedules. Thank you for your patience and flexibility as we carefully map out our plan to address every aspect of our facilities, resources, and learning environments.

COVID Vaccination Mandate for Shadowing/Observational Experiences and Enrollment in Programs

Effective August 1, 2021 individuals who request a shadowing or observational experience are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the experience. 

Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences has implemented mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. All students and future students  need to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file to be permitted to enroll, attend classes, and participate in clinical experiences. Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after a second dose of a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. 

Please call the School at 484-628-0100 or 484-628-0109 to connect with a member of the admissions team and to review the key points of the mandatory vaccine requirement.

To access the latest information on the global pandemic please visit the following websites:

Tower Health COVID-19 Information Center CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Facts