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Coronavirus Information

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 please call your primary health care provider or use virtual care. If you have life-threatening symptoms like difficulty breathing or chest pressure, you should visit an emergency department in your community for immediate care. Learn more about how to get help.


Latest Updates

Updated November 27, 2020

UPMC in central Pa. Updates

  • Visitor and Volunteer Limitations at all UPMC Facilities - Alternate patient support persons are no longer permitted for hospital inpatients starting 11/30 - See Updated Policy
  • UPMC Opens Coronavirus Specimen Collection Sites. Read more
  • Our Safety Measures during COVID-19 Pandemic. Read More
  • Expanded Care options during COVID-19 Pandemic. Read more
  • COVID-19 Donations inquiries for supplies and staff. *Update for sewn mask donations. Read more

News from UPMC

November 11, 2020 - UPMC COVID-19 Preparedness Update -UPMC leaders will provide updates and answer questions on COVID-19 preparedness efforts.


From our Doctors and Staff

Hear from John Goldman, MD, infectious disease specialist with UPMC in Central Pa. Recorded March, 2020.


How to Get Help

If you believe you have been exposed to the coronavirus (COVID-19), whether you have symptoms or not, you should contact your primary care provider or use virtual (online) visits and to receive initial guidance. A virtual care visit from home limits the spread of infection, and if needed, your provider can guide you safely to the next care site.

If you do not have a primary care provider, you can call the UPMC Nurse Advice team at 1-866-9-NURSE1 (1-866-968-7731) or 717-988-0074

If you have life-threatening symptoms like difficulty breathing or chest pressure, you should visit an emergency department in your community for immediate care. Thank you for helping us keep our community safe by limiting the spread of the virus and allowing our teams to care for the sickest patients. Please note that our Urgent Care locations are not able to test for or treat patients with COVID-19 they are open to treat minor illnesses and injuries.

COVID-19 and Coronavirus FAQs

You may have many questions about COVID-19. Find out more about the disease, how you can prevent it, what to do if you believe you have been exposed, and more.

Additional Resources

UPMC Central Pa. Portal

UPMC Central Pa. Portal provides patients across the central Pennsylvania region with secure access to their health information. It is the fastest way to send a message to your doctor, refill prescriptions, get test results, and schedule and manage appointments, including video visits.

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