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Grandparents Day

Join us for Grandparents Day at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on the date listed below. All UPMC for Life members will receive free Zoo admission, and they can also receive free admission for an accompanying grandchild of any generation. One grandchild can have several grandparents in attendance. Arrive between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and show your member ID card at the admission gates.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 12
Time: 9 a.m to 5 p.m.

If you feel sick, stay home. Contact your primary care provider (PCP) or seek urgent care if needed.

Senior Weekend

Join us for Senior Weekend at the Erie Zoo on the dates listed below.

Seniors age 62 and older will receive free admission with their grandchildren. They will also receive free popcorn, a beverage, and a carousel ride. Arrive between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and show your member ID card at the admission gates.

Date(s): Saturday, Sept. 11
Sunday, Sept. 12
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If you feel sick, stay home. Contact your primary care provider (PCP) or seek urgent care if needed.

Zoo Walks

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Zoo Walks at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Join us for Zoo Walks at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on the dates listed below. UPMC for Life members and one guest receive free admission on the following dates. Arrive between 8 and 10 a.m. and show your member ID card at the admission gates.

Walk dates:

  • Aug. 25
  • Sept. 8
  • Sept. 22
  • Oct. 6
  • Oct. 20

Here are just some of the health and safety measures the Pittsburgh Zoo will have in place:

  • Fully vaccinated guests will not be required to wear face masks in indoor or outdoor locations. Unvaccinated visitors are required to wear face masks in both indoor and outdoor locations. Make sure to bring your face mask with you.
  • Food orders will be taken from your mobile device. To place a food order in advance, visit Jambo Grill online.
  • There will not be tram services.
  • Physical distancing markers and plexiglass barriers will be in place around food vendors, entrances, and anywhere people gather. The number of visitors in the park will be monitored.
  • Lines will be one-way throughout the park.

If you feel sick, stay home. Contact your primary care provider (PCP) or seek urgent care if needed.

UPMC for Life is not responsible for the event location’s policies and procedures regarding COVID-19. By attending, you agree to follow the safety measures in place, acknowledge the risks of COVID-19, and release UPMC Health Plan and its affiliates from liabilities of any kind related to COVID-19 at these events.

Safari Walks at Erie Zoo

Enjoy Safari Walks and special activities at the Erie Zoo on the dates listed below. UPMC for Life members receive free admission on the dates listed below. Arrive between 10 a.m. and noon and show your member ID card at the admission gates.

Walk dates:

  • Aug. 18
  • Sept. 1
  • Sept. 15
  • Sept. 29
  • Oct. 13
  • Oct. 27

Here are just some of the health and safety measures the Erie Zoo will have in place:

  • Erie Zoo does not require fully vaccinated guests to wear face masks in indoor or outdoor locations. Unvaccinated visitors are required to wear face masks in both indoor and outdoor locations. Make sure to bring your face mask with you.
  • Physical distancing markers will be in place around the zoo anywhere people gather. Keep 6 feet away from others. Some indoor exhibits may be modified or closed.

If you feel sick, stay home. Contact your primary care provider (PCP) or seek urgent care if needed.

UPMC for Life is not responsible for the event location’s policies and procedures regarding COVID-19. By attending, you agree to follow the safety measures in place, acknowledge the risks of COVID-19, and release UPMC Health Plan and its affiliates from liabilities of any kind related to COVID-19 at these events.

Staying in Touch

Join our Staying in Touch events virtually or in-person to hear about how to stay healthy, manage stress, be active, and connect with your community.

Join our Staying in Touch events to hear about how to stay healthy, manage stress, be active, and connect with your community. You can join us from the comfort of home or in person.

View upcoming Staying in Touch events

UPMC for Life is not responsible for in-person event locations’ policies and procedures regarding COVID-19. By attending, you agree to follow the safety measures in place, acknowledge the risks of COVID-19, and release UPMC Health Plan and its affiliates from liabilities of any kind related to COVID-19 at these events.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-866-400-5077 (TTY: 711) for more information. Out-of-network/noncontracted providers are under no obligation to treat UPMC for Life members, except in emergency situations. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost sharing that applies to out-of-network services. Other physicians/providers are available in the UPMC for Life network.

This information is available for free in other languages. Please call our customer service number at 1-877-539-3080 (TTY: 711).

UPMC for Life has a contract with Medicare to provide HMO, HMO SNP, and PPO plans. The HMO SNP plans have a contract with the PA State Medical Assistance program. Enrollment in UPMC for Life depends on contract renewal.

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UPMC for Life Members
Call us toll-free: 1-877-539-3080
TTY: 711

Oct. 1 through March 31:
seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

April 1 through Sept. 30:
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

UPMC for Life Prospective Members
Call us toll-free: 1-866-400-5077
TTY: 711

Oct. 1 through Dec. 31:
seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Jan. 1 through Sept. 30:
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Last Updated: 10/01/2020
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