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UPMC Orthopaedic Care: Keeping You Safe During COVID-19

At UPMC Orthopaedic Care, treating bone, joint, and muscle conditions is our top priority. From diagnosis to treatment, we are here to help you.

Our commitment remains strong during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to provide the world-class orthopaedic care you expect, while also doing everything we can to keep you safe from the coronavirus.

Your Safety Is Our Top Priority at UPMC Orthopaedic Care

UPMC Orthopaedic Care treats a full range of chronic and acute orthopaedic diseases and disorders.

If you do need to come in for an appointment, we are taking every step to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are following all recommendations from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • We screen patients and staff for COVID-19 exposure and symptoms.
  • We have expanded our testing capacity for the coronavirus. Find out more about our testing procedures.
  • We require all adults and children over 2 years old to wear facemasks at all times inside all UPMC facilities.
  • We use hospital-grade disinfectants to extensively clean all of our facilities. We are especially focused on sanitizing high-touch areas like countertops and doorknobs.
  • Our health care workers can provide expert care for any of your medical needs. We have enough supplies of masks, gowns, gloves, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep them — and you — safe.
  • To protect our patients and staff, and to limit the potential for the spread of infectious disease, we currently are restricting visitors and volunteers at UPMC facilities. See our updated policy.

To find out more about what we're doing to provide care and keep you safe from COVID-19, visit upmc.com/COVID19.

What to Expect During Your In-Person Visit for Orthopaedic Care

It's safe to make a doctor's appointment and undergo a procedure.

We have updated our facility policies to provide necessary protection to patients and staff, rolling out extensive precautions.

Before your appointment, talk to your doctor about what to expect on your visit, including:

  • When to arrive.
  • What to do when you get there.
  • What you should bring.

You must wear a facemask to enter our facilities and continue to wear it throughout the building. We also ask that you follow COVID-19 preventive measures, such as regular handwashing and proper social distancing.

More than ever, we're working to protect you. You can count on us.

More UPMC Resources

  • Schedule your appointment: To schedule an appointment with UPMC Orthopaedic Care, please call 1-866-987-6784 (ORTHO), Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or complete a form online at any time.
  • Visitor restrictions: We are currently restricting visitors at our locations to protect patients and staff. Find out more about our policy.