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New mask policy at AHN facilities

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Surgical ear loop masks, at a minimum, must be worn within all AHN facilities.  Cloth face masks are no longer permitted, as they do not provide the best level of protection against Coronavirus.

Media Contacts

The Allegheny Health Network Department of Corporate Communications is responsible for managing all facets of media and public relations for the Network and its affiliate entities, including:

Representatives of the media relations team are available around-the-clock to facilitate the media's needs, including requests for patient or event information and interviews with members of the Network's medical and executive staffs. Representatives can be reached directly via the contact information provided below. After regular business hours, and on weekends and holidays, members of the media can also call (412) 359-3131 and ask for the AHN media relations representative on-call.

AHN representatives

Dan Laurent

VP, Internal & External Communications

Office: (412) 544-7081

Mobile: (412) 807-8103

Stephanie Waite

Strategic Communications Advisor

Office: (412) 544-0848

Mobile: (412) 337-5484

Nikki Buccina

Strategic Communications Advisor

Office: (412) 544-6245

Mobile: (412) 596-2679

Candace Herrington

Strategic Communications Advisor

Office: (412) 544-2677
Mobile: (412) 951-8193

JoAnne Clobus

Strategic Communications Advisor

Office: (724) 450-7192
Mobile: (724) 651-3205

Emily Beatty 

Senior Public Relations Analyst

Mobile: (513) 678-9620

Ebony Montgomery

Public Relations Analyst

Mobile: (910) 228-4617


Community Hospitals

Nikki Buccina

Canonsburg Hospital
Jefferson Hospital

Office: (412) 544-6245

Mobile: (412) 596-2679

JoAnne Clobus

Allegheny Valley Hospital
Grove City Hospital

Mobile: (724) 450-7192

Monica Lewis

Saint Vincent Hospital
Westfield Memorial Hospital

Office: (814) 452-7271

Mobile: (814) 323-4767

Stephanie Waite

Forbes Hospital

Office: (412) 544-0848

Mobile: (412) 337-5484