For more than 85 years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service has
been a lifeline for the community. When facing trauma and crisis, the
40,000 individuals we serve every year know they can rely on our organization
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our resolve, but we forged
ahead, taking steps to ensure zero lapse in member services. We accelerated
our strategic initiative to implement telehealth services across all programs
and in mid-March, quickly pivoted to deliver almost all critical services remotely.
Since many JFCS services still require face-to-face interaction between
the client and our caregivers, we knew we had to do everything we could
to ensure that those interactions were safe for all involved. Enter HealthyVerify
Certified. HealthyVerified is the country’s only medically based,
scientific and professional full-service certification company that helps
organizations likes ours minimize the risk of transmitting infectious disease.
The HealthyVerify certification means we have demonstrated that we have
developed and implemented disease-reducing procedures, creating a safe
and healthy environment for everyone that visits a JFCS location, including
all three integrated healthcare centers and our outpatient behavioral
This is just one more example of what we are doing to protect our employees
and the individuals that visit our integrated healthcare centers in order
to do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Our HealthyVerify certification
means we have implemented procedures for maintaining a healthy environment
with proper day-to-day healthcare practices.
The health and safety of JFCS clients, staff and volunteers is our highest
priority. We continue to monitor the situation and are committed to serving
the needs of our clients during times of public health disruption. When
possible, we will utilize tele-mental health protocols and phone sessions.
We are in touch with our clients and staff to make them aware of how to
continue professional efforts in a safe manner, and have a process for
changing schedules and practices based on recommendations from the Center
for Disease Control (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS).
If you would like to learn more about our certification process, you can
read our recent coverage in
If you are interested in finding out what other businesses and organizations
are HealthyVerify Certified, you can view the
list on the HealthyVerify website.