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Media Relations After Hours Assistance

UPMC Media Relations is available round-the-clock to answer urgent media inquiries. To contact us after our normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., please call the UPMC paging operator — at 412-647-2345 — and ask for the media relations representative on call.

Patient Condition Requests

If you're requesting a patient's condition after normal business hours... Then...
at UPMC Presbyterian, call 412-647-2345 and ask the operator to page the administrator on duty.
at UPMC Mercy, call 412-232-8111 for the administrator on duty.
» More about requesting patient conditions.

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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