FLOWERS HOSPITAL: IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING HURRICANE IRMASandra Walden
Posted by: Sandra Walden
Date: Sep 10 2017 12:50 PM
IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING HURRICANE IRMA PREPARATIONS
Flowers Hospital has undergone preparations to continue caring for our patients as well as those who may come to our emergency department as Hurricane Irma approaches our area. Our physicians, nurses and other staff will continue to work diligently to keep our patients and visitors safe during any significant weather.
To help ensure the safety of our patients and staff, all elective, outpatient procedures currently scheduled for Monday, September 11, 2017 are being rescheduled based on patient need and preference. Flowers Hospital representatives are in the process of contacting any patients who are scheduled for such procedures.
Additionally, all hospital outpatient departments and Flowers Medical Group offices will be closed on Monday, September 11, 2017, including:
• Flowers Hospital Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery
• Flowers Hospital Radiology Department
• Flowers Hospital Sleep Center
• Flowers Hospital Wound Care Center
• Flowers Medical Group- Dothan Internal Medicine
• Flowers Medical Group- Dothan Neurology
• Flowers Medical Group- Dothan Neuro-Spine-Pain
• Flowers Medical Group- Dothan Surgical Services
• Flowers Medical Group- Dothan West Family Medicine
• Flowers Medical Group- Family Medicine Dothan
• Flowers Medical Group- Internal Medicine Associates of Dothan
• Flowers Medical Group- Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
• Health Actions Occupational and Speech Therapy
Visiting hours to current patients will also be canceled. However, visitors or family members staying with current patients will be allowed to stay and will not be asked to leave.
Flowers Hospital Fundamentals of Breastfeeding Class scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, 2017, has been cancelled.
Flowers Hospital employees should communicate with department managers for specific details regarding current work schedules and to which areas to report once arriving at the facility.
At this time, Flowers Hospital plans to resume normal operations on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. We remain in contact with our area’s emergency management agency as well as our first responders and disaster response team and will continue to communicate with them closely during this weather event. Throughout any significant weather, we will keep our patients, their families and our staff updated regularly about any related developments.Flo