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UPMC Western MD Responds to Hogan’s New Hospital Mandates; CEO to Discuss with WCBC Thursday

December 2nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

In response to a series of directives issued by Governor Hogan Tuesday for all hospitals in Maryland, UPMC Western Maryland issued the following statement:

"UPMC Western Maryland is in full compliance with the state of Maryland directives and will continue to cooperate with the Maryland Department of Health in order to keep our patients and staff safe. Over the past months we have optimized our operations so that we can quickly scale up our ability to handle increasing cases of COVID-19 in our communities. When one area needs assistance, the whole system can respond to aid. UPMC Western Maryland remains prepared to care for all patients during these unprecedented times."

UPMC Western Maryland President and CEO Barry Ronan will discuss the governor's compliance orders on Thursday Morning's Dave Norman Show on WCBC, beginning at 8:30.