The Emergency Department at UPMC McKeesport provides complete 24/7 emergency care to people from the Mon Valley region.
At UPMC McKeesport, our doctors consistently provide patients with the best possible emergency care--no matter the time of day, or the complexity of illness or injury.
Our Emergency Department offers state-of-the-art technology and features, including:
If you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 and have only mild symptoms – and you do not have difficulty breathing – you can schedule a COVID-19 test at a designated test location. The Emergency Department is NOT the place to get a COVID-19 test UNLESS you are experiencing breathing problems or other severe symptoms.
Going to an Emergency Department with mild or no symptoms may create a long wait time for you to be seen and COVID-19 test results do not come back more quickly – they still will take one, two, or more days.
For a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. For immediate help with a psychological crisis, including suicidal thoughts, call 800-273-8255 or text 741741.
Our goal was to create a safer and calmer atmosphere for older patients — who represent six out of 10 of the hospital’s admissions. Located away from the hustle and bustle of the main treatment area, the senior care ED has its own nurse’s station staffed by nurses specially trained in elder care.
UPMC McKeesport’s senior care ED is equipped with the following specialized features: