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​PA Veterans Homes-Specific
COVID-19 Updates

The PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ highest priority has been, and remains, the health and safety of the residents we serve and the dedicated staff who serve them. Please review the information below to learn how our six Veterans Homes continue to serve Pennsylvania veterans during COVID-19.

(Updated Nov. 15, 2021)

Frequently Asked Questions



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Status Report

Status Update: As of September 08, 2021, throughout our system of six veterans homes: 658 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 cumulative; and 562 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 cumulative, which includes breakthrough cases and some repeat of prior positive results. The total number of COVID-19 related resident deaths at DMVA's six Veterans Homes is 121. 

Throughout our six veterans homes: 1306 or 66% of the staff have been vaccinated; and 903 or 96% of the residents have been vaccinated. 

The PA Dept. of Health has released data on the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths at long-term care facilities in Pennsylvania at the bottom of this page. The data provides the number of cases, number of employee cases, and the number of deaths that have occurred at each facility.

Other General Veterans Home Information

Admissions 

Applications for residency are still being accepted at each home, but in order to safeguard against COVID-19, Applications for residency are being accepted at each home. For more information, including how to apply to a veterans home, please visit the Pennsylvania Veterans Homes website.

Contact Us

    • Toll free – 1-800-547-2838
    • Email – RA-MVVA-HOMES@PA.gov
    • Mail – Bureau of Veterans Homes, Bldg. 0-47, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA 17003-5002

Donations

    • Monetary Donations: We often receive questions from the community about how they can support our residents. As we safeguard the health of our residents due to COVID-19, we are placing extra emphasis on helping them to maintain a healthy lifestyle through fun and interactive activities. These activities are often funded through each home’s Resident Welfare Fund. Donate to a Veterans Home

Employment

 
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is hiring nurses, offering competitive pay, benefits and opportunities to grow. As a Commonwealth employee, you will embark on a rewarding career and make a difference in the lives of veterans! Apply today!

Report A Concern

We take the concerns of our residents, their families and staff very seriously. If you ever feel that you are not being treated appropriately, we want to hear from you. We have compiled this list of resources to help you have a voice, so please don’t hesitate to speak up!

Visitation

The health and safety of the residents and staff at our veterans homes is our No. 1 priority. To safeguard against COVID-19, we have instituted a restriction on visitors. Family members and other loved ones are still welcome to communicate with residents through electronic or digital means. Additionally, a residents’ Representative or Power of Attorney is encouraged to contact the clinical treatment teams at each home should they have any questions or concerns. Visit the Pennsylvania Veterans Homes website for contact information for each Home.
 

Volunteers

Please contact the individual home about  volunteering.


Other DMVA COVID-19 Updates

Contact your individual home about current COVID-19 updates.