Latest Updates on COVID-19
Latest Updates on COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates on Testing, Treatment, and Visitor Information

Find COVID-19 news and alerts, as well as updated information on testing and safety procedures at UPMC. Page Updated January 12, 2020

UPMC Leaders Provide an Update on COVID-19 Vaccination Effort

UPMC leaders provide an update on the systemwide COVID-19 vaccination of frontline health care workers and nursing home residents, explaining how UPMC has extended COVID-19 vaccinations to non-affiliated frontline health care workers and sharing the latest data on COVID-19 clinical outcomes.

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COVID-19 Vaccines at UPMC

UPMC is currently working with state and local leaders to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to frontline health care workers. Learn more about our efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic with vaccination.

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Video Visits

If you need to see your doctor or specialist but are worried about the risk of COVID-19, you can have a video visit via your smartphone.

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What Are My Options for Care?

Follow these steps if you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19.

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Testing Information

UPMC offers testing for the coronavirus. Learn more about testing options.

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UPMC Visitor and Volunteer Restrictions

UPMC Visitor and Volunteer Restrictions

For the safety of patients and staff, UPMC is restricting visitors and volunteers at all hospitals and facilities. Learn about the most recent changes before visiting any UPMC care setting.

Visitor and Volunteer Restrictions

UPMC and Pitt Participate in Operation Warp Speed for COVID-19 Vaccine

Hundreds of people in Western Pennsylvania will have the opportunity to participate in clinical research trials for vaccines against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The trials are part of the COVID-19 Prevention Network and Operation Warp Speed, a national initiative to accelerate the development of safe and effective SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

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You Can Help UPMC Respond to COVID-19

We are committed to keeping our entire community safe and healthy as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. We are humbled by the way our neighbors have come together wanting to support our efforts and have created a way for you to help.

UPMC COVID-19 Donations Procedure

What Is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

COVID-19 causes symptoms like other respiratory illnesses, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. It also can cause complications like pneumonia.

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COVID-19 Resources

UPMC is monitoring the COVID-19 situation around the clock. We have implemented all recommendations provided by our local and state departments of health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be sure our patients, staff, and community are safe.

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COVID-19 and Coronavirus FAQs

The Latest Articles from UPMC HealthBeat

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