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Fall Blood Screening Voucher Program

Saturday, Oct. 7
8 to 11 a.m.
Blair Regional YMCA

In partnership with the Hollidaysburg Rotary, vouchers will be sold for the fall low-cost blood screening program. Our blood screening program is 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. Vouchers must be purchased on Oct. 7 and can be redeemed at any local UPMC lab location from Oct. 9 through Oct. 31. Learn more at the link below.

Fall Blood Screening Program (PDF)

Walk-in Mammogram Screenings

Thurs., Oct. 5
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Station Medical Center, Altoona

Wed., Oct. 11
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
UPMC Outpatient Center, Ebensburg

Tues. Oct. 24
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
UPMC Bedford

An opportunity for women to be screened for breast cancer. Women age 40 and over who are eligible through their insurance for a screening mammogram, and who do not already have an upcoming scheduled mammogram, can receive one without an appointment on the above dates. More information at the link below.

October Mammogram Days (PDF)

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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Tele-Town Hall Offered Opportunity to Hear from UPMC Altoona Leaders

In May, UPMC Altoona invited people to join a tele-town hall to learn more about our commitment to the community and our latest initiatives to improve patient care and patient experience. The following UPMC Altoona leaders participated:

  • Jan Fisher, president
  • Michael Corso, vice president, Operations
  • Kiersten Zelnosky, chief nursing officer and vice president, Patient Care Services
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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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