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Patient and Visitor Resources at UPMC Altoona

Information for visitors and support persons

Visitors and support persons are an essential part of healing. Learn about the most recent changes before visiting any UPMC care setting.

Information for Visitors and Support Persons

At UPMC Altoona, you can count on receiving world-class care close to home. We are proud to provide exceptional medical and surgical care to residents from throughout Blair County and Central Pennsylvania.

We’re committed to providing you with the highest quality care in a supportive environment that promotes healing. Our goal is to ensure your stay is a comfortable and positive experience for you and your family.

Main Information Desk at UPMC Altoona

You’ll find the information desk in the main lobby entrance (Atrium) to UPMC Altoona. Staff at the information desk can give you directions and assist you with any special needs. The desk is manned from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m, Monday through Friday.


Wheelchair Service

Wheelchair service and patient assistance is available upon request. For information, call the main information desk.

Parking at UPMC Altoona

View location, directions, and parking information for UPMC Altoona.

UPMC Altoona’s Smoking Policy

Because we care about your health, UPMC Altoona has pledged to maintain a smoke-free environment. Please respect our smoke-free policy as an extension of our dedication to the health of this community.

Smoking is prohibited anywhere on UPMC Altoona property.


UPMC Altoona has several different elevators. You will likely receive directions to use a specific colored elevator.

  • Purple — Parking Garage Levels P1-P5 and Outpatient Center Levels 1-7
  • Red — Outpatient Center Levels 1-7
  • Orange — Outpatient Center Levels 1-7 and Tower Levels 1-7
  • Blue — Tower Levels 1-14 (patient rooms)

More for UPMC Altoona Patients and Visitors

General Visiting Hours at UPMC Altoona

General visiting hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Learn more.

Lori's Gifts at UPMC Altoona

Let your loved one know you're thinking about them. Browse our gift shop's selection of collectibles, floral arrangements, keepsakes, stuffed animals, and more.

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Send an eCard

Bring cheer to someone’s stay. Send a free, personalized, hand-delivered card to your loved one.

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