UPMC Altoona Psychiatric Emergency Room

UPMC Altoona Behavioral Health Services

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General Information
Description of ServicePsychiatric emergency room at a health care facility (ARHS) that is capable of restraining and treating people who are in acute emotional distress on a 24-hour basis.
Urgent Services ProvidedThe Access Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling (814)889-2279 or 1-800-540-4690. Any contact after regular hours is handled by the Community Crisis Center, which is a component of the Access Center. The Crisis Center is available 24 hours a day to respond to emergencies at the same phone numbers listed above.
Geographical AreaBlair County; surrounding counties
Facility/ADA AccessYes for entrance to building, within building and restrooms.
Hours of Operation Open 24/7.
Contact Information
Contact's Name Mr. Mark Frederick
Contact's Position Access and Utilization Director
Contact's Phone 814-889-6717
Contact's Email frederickmr@upmc.edu
Physical Site Address 1 620 Howard Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Altoona Hospital Campus
Physical Site City, State, Zip Altoona, PA 16601
Main Phone 814-889-6717
Other Phone 814-889-2141
Fax 814-889-7999
Web Address www.upmcaltoona.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: UPMC Altoona
Affiliated Program: UPMC Altoona Behavioral Health Services
This Service: UPMC Altoona Psychiatric Emergency Room
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Psychiatric Emergency Room Care (RP-1500.6750)