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UPMC Continues Preparations for Coronavirus Patient Surge

December 10th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

A year ago, our local hospital became affiliated with the UPMC Medical System, which says it’s been preparing for a pandemic for years.

Leslie Davis is the senior vice president of UPMC, and executive vice president and chief operating officer, UPMC Health Services Division 

In the past several weeks, UPMC said it had the capability of managing high volumes of COVID-19 patients through transfers and bringing in additional resources if necessary