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Your Coronavirus Resource

Due to increased demand and in line with recent recommendations from Allegheny County’s health department, patients must be experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 to receive a test across all AHN testing sites.

AHN has a new exam room — any room in your home.

Video visits are a great way to stay connected with your primary care doctor and safely get the care you need. Use MyChart to schedule a video visit with your primary care doctor or get help 24/7 from another AHN provider.

What do I do if I think I have Coronavirus?

If you have symptoms like a fever or cough, the safest place to be — for you and everyone else — is in your home. To get care, you have a few different options. 

Please note: If you’re having a true medical emergency, Coronavirus-related or not, dial 911 or visit your closest emergency department. AHN has taken extra precautions within our facilities to keep all patients as safe as possible. Don’t delay receiving medical attention — we’re here to help.


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    What should I do if I think I’ve been exposed to Coronavirus?

    If you believe you’ve come in contact with someone who has Coronavirus, call (412) NURSE-4-U (412) 687-7348. They can help you determine next steps, which may include finding a testing location nearest you.

    CALL (412) NURSE-4-U

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    Where do I go if I have Coronavirus symptoms?

    First, don’t panic. Call your doctor’s office or our 24/7 Nurse Line first before going to the emergency department or to your physician’s office. They will help you determine your next steps. To reach the 24/7 Nurse Line in the Pittsburgh or Erie area, call (412) NURSE-4-U (412) 687-7348.


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    How can I get Coronavirus testing?

    AHN has opened many test collection locations in Western PA and Erie. If you’re experiencing symptoms call your doctor’s office or schedule a virtual visit through MyChart or call (412) NURSE-4-U (412) 687-7348 to discuss symptoms and next steps. Your doctor will evaluate you and will determine if a test needs to be ordered.


Common Cold, Flu, or Coronavirus?

Find out with AHN’s COVID-19 Symptom Checker — then learn what your options are for getting care.

We're here for your health

AHN is committed to heightened disinfecting and protection measures, so you can trust you'll be safe at our hospitals and offices. If you need care, you can come to our facilities knowing we're taking every precaution to ensure you're seen quickly and safely.

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Visiting patients

Patients can now have one healthy support person with them. AHN understands how important having a loved one around can be for a patient’s recovery, and we’re happy to welcome back that support. There are some exceptions to this rule. Please review our visitor policy for details.

Little shot. Big impact. Time for your flu shot.

Getting your flu shot is more important than ever. Help protect yourself and those around you from the flu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn how to stay safe, help AHN, and see your doctor for other care. Most importantly, get answers for what you need to know and do if you get coronavirus (COVID-19).
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    Basics and tips

    We learn more about COVID-19 every day including how the virus spreads, who’s more susceptible, using masks and how you can avoid catching it.

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    If you suspect you have it

    Discover when you need to quarantine yourself, see a doctor, and get tested. Also learn what happens after you get tested for coronavirus.

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    Coronavirus Testing

    AHN has opened many test collection locations in Western PA and Erie. To get an appointment, you need to call your doctor and get a prescription.

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    What if I’m pregnant?

    If you’re concerned about yourself, your pregnancy, or your baby during this time, AHN is here to help keep you safe and healthy.

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    Ways to help

    As we take on the many challenges of Coronavirus (COVID-19), AHN is extremely grateful for the outpouring of support from the community.

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    Care for other conditions

    If you are seeking treatment or have a chronic condition, you probably have a lot of questions on how COVID-19 affects your ongoing care.

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Helpful resources and tools

The CDC and other trusted sources are sharing the latest coronavirus updates and tools for you to get help with food, housing, and more.

• Wear a Mask. It makes a big difference Fact Sheet

• CDC’s Coronavirus Fact Sheet

Pennsylvania Department of Health’s coronavirus updates

AHN Community Support, community resources

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