Get the Facts About the Coronavirus.
Get the Facts About the Coronavirus.

Our Response to COVID-19 

Updates on care options, testing, visitation, and more Page Updated April 2, 2020


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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 developed a test for the coronavirus and is using it to diagnose select, symptomatic patients in Pittsburgh and at regional sites.




UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Scientists Announce Potential Vaccine

Scientists at UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn More About the Potential Vaccine

UPMC Press Briefing (April 2, 2020)




Tami Minnier, UPMC Chief Quality Officer, Discusses COVID-19 Training, Protective Equipment

Tami Minnier talks to KDKA’s Marty Griffin about UPMC COVID-19 preparedness efforts. “We have the resources that you need. We have the supplies you need,” Minnier says.

View Latest COVID-19 News from UPMC



UPMC Visitor and Volunteer Restrictions

UPMC Visitor and Volunteer Restrictions

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UPMC is temporarily restricting visitors at all hospitals and facilities. We hope these changes will ensure the safety of our patients and staff. Also, we are temporarily suspending all volunteer hours at our facilities.

Visitor and Volunteer Restrictions

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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.

COVID-19 FAQs and Resources



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.

Find Out More About COVID-19



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