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UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital to Host Community Education Lunch

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Ashley Trentrock
Manager
412-586-9776
trentrockar@upmc.edu

Madison Brunner
Communications Specialist II
412-578-9193
brunnerm@upmc.edu

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6/19/2019

WHAT: UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is hosting a free community lunch at resolve Crisis Services to educate the local community about access to whole body (mind + body) preventative health tools. Free hepatitis A vaccinations and education will be available along with crisis prevention resources.

 

WHY: Allegheny County has seen a 300% increase in hepatitis A cases—particularly in groups such as the homeless, IV drug users and methylsulfonylmethane users who pose high risks of contracting the disease. Proper education and vaccination can help reduce the spread of hepatitis A throughout the local community.

 

WHERE: Resolve Crisis Center, 333 North Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, 15208.

 

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 29 

 

Note to media: To cover this event, prior arrangements must be made by contacting Ashley Trentrock at 412-586-9776 or TrentrockAR@upmc.edu