As the COVID-19 pandemic continues worldwide, UPMC is doing everything we can to keep our patients, workers, and community safe.
Contact your doctor to discuss whether you may need a medically necessary procedure or treatment. We continue to offer MyUPMC Video Visits for preventive and other care.
Although we have not seen the surge in COVID-19 cases that we expected in western and central Pennsylvania, we are not letting down our guard. Read on to find steps we’re taking to keep you safe.
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Safety at UPMC During the COVID-19 Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, people with other conditions may need care. We are offering medically necessary procedures and other treatment in the coming weeks to ensure these people get the care they need.
As we begin to phase this medically necessary care back in, we will take every precaution to keep all patients, staff, and community members safe. Some of our safety measures include:
- Screening for COVID-19 symptoms and exposure.
- Ensuring our staff has enough personal protective equipment.
- Restricting visitors and volunteers.
- Requiring all patients, staff, and essential guests wear facemasks in public areas.
- Rigorous cleaning with hospital-based disinfectants.
Contact your doctor to discuss your medical situation and whether you may need an procedure or treatment at one of our facilities.
To learn more about how we’re responding to COVID-19, visit upmc.com/coronavirus.
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Based in Pittsburgh, UPMC is a world-renowned health care provider and insurer. We operate 40 hospitals and more than 700 doctor’s offices and outpatient centers. Our expert physicians are among the leaders in their fields, and we are leaders in groundbreaking research and treatment breakthroughs. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside ranks as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” and No. 1 in Pennsylvania in U.S. News & World Report’s listings.