Board Certified in Internal Medicine

This website is here to provide you with information about my practice. As a solo practicing Internist, I offer comprehensive healthcare for adolescents, adults and geriatrics which includes providing prevention, diagnosis and medical treatment of acute or chronic illnesses.  As your primary care physician, you will receive individualized and continuous healthcare for your needs while providing wellness education and try to prevent disease.


Office Address:

534 S. Main Street

Nazareth, PA  18064

 

On street parking is available in our parking lot which can be accessed via Green Street.

Handicap Accessible building


Phone: 610-746-1860
Fax: 484-403-4056

 

**NEW HOURS**
Office Hours by Appointment
Monday             8:00am-4:00 pm
Tuesday            8:00am-4:00 pm
Wednesday       8:00am-2:00 pm
Thursday          8:00am-6:00 pm
Friday               8:00am-4:00 pm

 


 

 

 

Covid-19 Vaccine Information: 

 

We are currently following the PA Department of Health in determining the order and timing of the vaccine for each eligible group. The vaccine will not be given here in the office, however once the information becomes available we will post it here as to where and when you can receive the vaccine.

 

Patients 75 years and older and 65+ (limited):

 

Lehigh Valley Hospital Covid 19 vaccine scheduling 484-884-1767 or 833-584-6283

 

Patients are required to self-schedule a vaccination appointment on their MyLVHN.

 

Those who wish to enroll in MyLVHN can visit www.LVHN.org/vaccines and click "Sign Up"

 

 

St. Luke's Hospital Covid 19 vaccine scheduling 866-785-8537 Option 7, then Option 1

         Your will be asked to leave your name and phone number

            St. Luke's is assuring that someone will call them as soon as possible to schedule them for the vaccine. Because of limited vaccine  supply, St Luke's is prioritizing immunization scheduling to 75 and older. All patients can pre-register for the vaccine.                                                        

            You must create a MyChart account so you can be notified by them.

Those who wish to enroll in MyChart can visit www.slhn.org/vaccine  

            Go to "Access or Register for Account" for those who are not registered

            You may also access your existing My Chart account.

            Once logged in to a new or existing MyChart account click on the link to "pre-register for your COVID-19 vaccine"

 

Patients 65 + years and older and pre-existing:

 

Rite Aid  

            https://www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier

            This is the link to the paperwork you will need to save you time in the store. RiteAid Forms

 

Wegmans-Bethlehem  

            https://www.wegmans.com/pharmacy/ or call 1-800-207-6099 from 8:30am-5pm M-F. This line will be only be active when                 appointments are available.

 

Giant

           https://giantsched.rxtouch.com/rbssched/program/covid19/Patient/Advisory

 

Walgreens

           COVID-19 Vaccine: FAQs & Distribution Information | Walgreens

 

Weis

           https://www.weismarkets.com/pharmacy-services 

           Weis appointments are released daily. Click on the link often throughout the day to try to get through. People have had the most    success on Monday/ Wedneday/Friday early morning (5-6am).Reload and refresh the page often. This works best using a laptop/desktop  and not your phone or ipad. Don't try for the first available date as those tend to be booked once you get through the form.

 

Shoprite

       Call 610-865-2439 Option 4 for pharmacy, then 0. Ask to be put on the Covid vaccine wait list.

        4701 Freemansburg Ave, Bethlehem

 

Newhard's Pharmacy

         https://www.newhardpharmacy.com/  or call 610-262-6721. This pharmacy has an online scheduler for both current and new customers.

 

Wind Gap Pharmacy

        https://www.windgaprx.com or call 610-822-2756 or 610-881-4260.  You can not make an appointment online for Wind Gap Pharmacy. They are taking phone or In-person appointments ONLY.

 

Hartzell's Pharmacy, Catasauqua, PA

        https:www.hartzells.com or call 484-240-6432

 

Easton Specialty Pharmacy

        https://www.eastonspecialtypharmacy.com   The pharmacy will be offering vaccines when they receive their supply. You can call now to get your name on their waitlist.

 

Allentown Health Bureau

         https://allentownpaclinics.schedulemeappointments.com/

 

City of Bethlehem

         City of Bethlehem COVID Vaccine

         Currently filled through end of February. Log in regularly for updates. Must me a resident of Lehigh or Northampton Counties. Must have Google Chrome as your browser to use the scheduling tool and be able to upload a picture of your insurance card to make an appointment for this site. 

 

   

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: 

Dr. James C. Wasson and staff value the health and well-being of our patients. The office staff can be reached at 610-746-1860. We urge you to call the office prior to going to an Urgent Care center so we can ensure social distancing and any critical need will be addressed by Dr. Wasson.  Please do not come to the office without an appointmentWe are attempting to continue to serve in the safest and most responsible manner possible without interrupting your care.     

 

We will are open to patients who have problems that may be difficult to assess over video chat.  We ask that if you come in, you wear a face mask to the appointment.  We will be spacing out our patients, so there are no other patients here in the office for your appointment.   We ask that you arrive at the time scheduled, come into the office alone and have your driver wait out in the car.  Please advise us if you have any cold-like symptoms or have had contact with anyone positive of COVID-19. 

 

Types of Appointments to be scheduled in-office include, but not limited to:

  • Wellness Exam
  • Chest pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diabetes
  • Blood pressure issues
  • Sutures
  • Weakness (one-sided), Slurred speech
  • Muscular/Skeletal pain
  • Dizziness
  • UTI
  • Anxiety or mental health issues
  • Stress issues
  • Medication changes
  • Allergy shots/immunizations/injections
  • Skin issues

Video Chat (telehealth) appointments will be scheduled for patients with symptoms of being sick including, but not limited to:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Body aches
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea/vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of taste and smell
  • Patients in contact with a positive covid case who require testing

 

Video Chat Instructions

To start a video visit, our staff will collect your cell phone number or email address.  The device you use should have a built-in camera in order to participate.  You will receive an invitation to Video Chat via text message or email. Click the link. Video Chat runs through your internet browser.  Your device will ask permission to use the camera and microphone. Make sure you allow access.  You will be taken directly to a video chat with Dr. Wasson. 

This type of chat is HIPPA compliant.

 

Symptoms of COVID-19 may include:

  • Fever (defined as temperature>100)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing

Individuals at higher risk of complications include the following and should contact Dr. Wasson if you are exhibiting any of the symptoms above:

  • Patients age 65 and older
  • Chronic lung disease and asthma
  • Significant heart disease
  • Immunosuppression ( for example, patients with cancer, HIV, transplantation and chronic immunosuppressive therapy including steroids)
  • Diabetes
  • Morbid obesity
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease

Tips to protect yourself and your family

  • Keep your essential doctor appointments, test and procedures
  • Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Avoid large crowds
  • Practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others.
Rutgers Sleep Lab Sleep Tips For Social Isolation Due to COVID-19
Created by Dr. Wasson's daughter, Emily Glavin, MPH
SLEEP_TIPS_BROCHURE_COVID-19_FINAL.pdf
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