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UPMC Western Maryland Operating Under Temporary EMS Diversion

September 16th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

UPMC Western Maryland is currently operating under temporary EMS diversion. This does not close the emergency department but seeks to limit those coming with lower severity of illness. When operating under diversion, all UPMC hospitals continue to accept any ambulance arriving on site, including those with heart attack, stroke, major trauma and severe symptoms, and we always accept walk-in patients