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UPMC Reports No Shortage of Beds Despite COVID Spike

August 24th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

In reponse to community rumors UPMC Western Maryland has issued the following statement:

UPMC Western Maryland does not have a shortage of beds and is not at capacity. Because of UPMC's extensive planning and preparation, all our facilities are well-equipped and able to provide care to any patient with a medical need. All UPMC facilities are open, operating normally and ready to provide care for all. As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, UPMC is committed to making vaccines accessible for all and encourages everyone who is eligible to receive their vaccine to do so. For more information on vaccine availability, visit