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Emergency Department at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

The Emergency Department at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital provides comprehensive care to men and women who are injured or critically ill. The Emergency Department (ED) is open at all times – every day, 24 hours a day.

COVID-19 Tests

If you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 and have only mild symptoms – and you do not have difficulty breathing – you can schedule a COVID-19 test at a designated test location. The Emergency Department is NOT the place to get a COVID-19 test UNLESS you are experiencing breathing problems or other severe symptoms.

Going to an Emergency Department with mild or no symptoms may create a long wait time for you to be seen and COVID-19 test results do not come back more quickly – they still will take one, two, or more days.

Get more information or find a testing location near you.

For a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. For immediate help with a psychological crisis, including suicidal thoughts, call 800-273-8255 or text 741741.

Treating Both Men and Women

Magee has expanded our clinical care to men, as well as women, with a full-service ED and services including imaging, cardiology, orthopaedic surgery, lupus, gastroenterology, colorectal surgery, pulmonology, and urology.

Learn more about the specialty services you can expect in the ED including our approach to Stroke Care and our Safe Haven policy.

Members of Magee’s medical staff hold academic appointments at the University of Pittsburgh and are actively involved in education and research, as well as patient care.

Still have questions? visit our FAQs page for more information.