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Low-Cost Blood Screening Program

In partnership with Altoona AMBUCS, UPMC Altoona is offering a reduced cost blood screening program, designed to include tests that assist in the early detection of the leading health risks in our region, including coronary heart disease, glucose intolerance and diabetes, kidney and liver disease, and anemia. Blood screenings vouchers will be sold on set dates (see below links) during April in Altoona and Ebensburg, and vouchers can be redeemed at any local UPMC lab location during the month of May.

Blood Screening at Altoona flier (PDF).

Blood Screening at Ebensburg flier (PDF).

Healthy Living Fair


UPMC Altoona will host a free health fair at the Blair County Convention Center (lower level) on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The event will include:

  • Health screenings
  • Preventive health and wellness education
  • Discounted blood screening vouchers
  • Ask the experts
  • Free coffee and refreshments
  • Giveaways

Healthy Living Fair Flier (PDF).

About UPMC Altoona

Part of the nationally-recognized UPMC health care system, UPMC Altoona is a nonprofit community health care provider with a 380-bed acute-care teaching hospital, several state-of-the-art outpatient centers, a surgery center, and a large local network of health care providers covering over 20 different specialties, with locations across six Pennsylvania counties.

UPMC Altoona offers access to the latest diagnostic procedures, evidence-based therapies, and leading-edge treatments. We serve patients in a 20-county region and our comprehensive programs provide high-level care to patients from across the region.

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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

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In partnership with the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute in Pittsburgh, we provide heart and vascular care of the highest quality here in our community.

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What's Happening at UPMC Altoona

For the latest information about community health programming across the UPMC Altoona region, check out our quarterly calendar of events. Call 814-889-2630 for more information and programming updates.

HealthBeat Minute

Sponsored by UPMC, the HealthBeat Minute segments feature experts providing the latest health news, medical advice, and other helpful information across a wide range of specialties. The interviews air during WJAC-TV newscasts airs during the Monday 5:30 p.m. news program and several other times throughout the week.

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