UPMC Health Plan Sponsored Events

UPMC Health Plan envisions, implements, and supports events and programs that weave a sense of health and well-being into the communities we serve. We partner with nonprofits and community organizations that share our vision to educate families about healthy lifestyle choices and provide them with the health and wellness tools they need to reach their goals. New events are posted each month, so check this page often to find the latest information.

Upcoming Events

CSSC Events

September

Free Thursdays and Flu Shots at The Carnegie
Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, and 27
3 to 8 p.m.
Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History
UPMC Health Plan is pleased to support FREE public admission* to the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History from 3 to 8 p.m. on every Thursday during the month of September. Your family will enjoy access to all these museums have to offer, such as the incredible Dinosaurs in Their Time exhibition, the Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems, and beautiful original artwork from world-renowned classical and modern artists. Chat with UPMC Health Plan’s knowledgeable health coaches, pick up health and wellness resources, and get information about Marketplace Open Enrollment. Plus, we’re offering FREE flu shots to the public** during these events to get you prepared for the upcoming cold and flu season. The Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History are located at 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Parking is available at the garage adjacent to the Museums for a fee of $7, cash only. Hope to see you there!

*UPMC Health Plan members may be asked to sign in upon admission for attendance tracking. Free admission does not include paid programs, seminars, and special events that may occur at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History on these dates.

**Flu shot availability is limited; first come, first served. UPMC Health Plan membership is not required to receive a flu shot, but UPMC Health Plan members should bring their ID card. Flu shots will be administered to adults over the age of 18 on every Thursday in September from 3 to 8 p.m. Children under age 18 can receive a free flu shot on Thursday, September 27, from 3 to 6 p.m. only. Children’s flu shots will be administered in the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Ronald McDonald Van at The Carnegie on this day.

This event is part of UPMC MyHealth Community, an initiative of UPMC Health Plan that supports public programs to help families and individuals achieve a healthy, well-rounded lifestyle.

Just Say Know Your Cholesterol Number!
Saturday, September 15
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (stop by anytime)
UPMC Connect Service and Sales Centers at Logan Valley Mall, Millcreek Mall, Monroeville Mall, Ross Park Mall*, and South Hills Village*
Join us at a participating UPMC Health Plan Connect Service and Sales Center to talk one-on-one with UPMC Health Plan health coaches about how to manage or prevent the onset of high cholesterol levels. Enjoy a free cholesterol check, as well as free giveaways and more.

*The free cholesterol check will not be available at the Ross Park Mall or South Hills Village locations. We apologize for any inconvenience.

October

Run Shadyside
Saturday, October 6
Time TBD
Walnut Street in Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA
Join us for Run Shadyside on Saturday, October 6, which includes a 5K run and 1-mile Family Fun Walk that benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Shadyside. Medals will be awarded to the top male and female runners in each group. Stick around after the race and join the Boys & Girls Club and Chamber of Commerce for a pancake breakfast.

Breast Cancer Awareness Event
Saturday, October 13
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (stop by anytime)
UPMC Connect Service and Sales Centers at Monroeville Mall, Ross Park Mall, South Hills Village, and The Mall at Robinson
Get empowered and learn about tests you may need, preventive strategies, and other facts about breast cancer. Join us at a participating UPMC Health Plan Connect Service and Sales Center to talk one-on-one with UPMC Health Plan health coaches about self-exams, mammograms, foods that can lower risk and other tips.

NAMIWalks
Sunday, October 14
10 a.m.
The Waterfront, Homestead, PA
The Keystone Pennsylvania section of National Alliance on Mental Illness will host its 16th annual NAMIWalks on Sunday, October 14. Form a team with family and friends and register online for this fundraiser event. Funds raised will help NAMI advocate for resources to help people who struggle with mental illness. The walk will be held at the Waterfront in Homestead.

Let's Move Pittsburgh Family Fitness Classes
Sunday, October 14
9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Phipps Conservatory and Botantical Gardens
Let's Move Pittsburgh and the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh will be hosting a FREE, family-friendly barre class in the Special Events Hall at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens on Sunday, October 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. This ballet-inspired workout uses the principles of classical dance to tone and sculpt the entire body, including elements of cardio, core, and flexibility. Led by a certified YMCA barre instructor, the class is a great way for people of all ages to get some stress-free exercise! This event is free to attend, but advance R.S.V.P. is required, as space is limited. Click here to register.

Participants are asked to arrive 30 minutes early to register at the Welcome Center. Please bring your own water, towel and yoga mat. The session lasts approximately one hour. Participants need not pay admission to Phipps Conservatory unless they plan to tour the Conservatory after the session.

UPMC Health Plan is proud to be a founding partner and continued supporter of Let’s Move Pittsburgh.

November

EQT 10 Miler
Sunday, November 4
8 a.m.
Station Square, Pittsburgh
The EQT 10 Miler is a scenic run that starts at Station Square. The course will take you through Pittsburgh’s historic and charismatic neighborhoods of the North Side and Lawrenceville before finally ending in downtown Pittsburgh. Spectators can enjoy entertainment by three different bands along the route, and a post-race party will be held at BRGR Pittsburgh in downtown.

Let's Deal with Diabetes!
Saturday, November 10
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (stop by anytime)
UPMC Connect Service and Sales Centers at Monroeville Mall, Ross Park Mall, South Hills Village, and The Mall at Robinson
Learn more about how to manage or prevent the onset of diabetes at this community wellness event. Join us at a participating UPMC Health Plan Connect Service and Sales Center to talk one-on-one with a UPMC Health Plan health coach—as well as get a FREE glucose check. The free glucose check will not be available at the Ross Park Mall or South Hills Village locations. We apologize for any inconvenience.

December

Happy, Healthy, Flu- and Stress-Free Holidays
Saturday, December 15
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (stop by anytime)
UPMC Connect Service and Sales Centers at Monroeville Mall, Ross Park Mall, South Hills Village, and The Mall at Robinson
Find out how to minimize holiday stress and maximize your chance of staying healthy this season. Plus, get a FREE flu shot. Flu shots will not be available at the Ross Park Mall or South Hills Village locations. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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