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Coliseum Health System - Hurricane Irma Updates

Coliseum Health System September 10, 2017

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This is our mission and pledge to the communities we serve … and it is most important during moments like this when Mother Nature introduces unique challenges.

For Community

  • Coliseum Medical Centers & Coliseum Northside Hospital are open and all services are operating normally.
  • Coliseum Heart, Lung & Vascular (Dr. Hetzler) and Coliseum Surgical Specialists (Dr. Arnold) will reopen at 10 am on Tuesday, September 12.
  • Please follow the latest guidance on from Georgia Emergency Management at http://www.gema.ga.gov/Pages/default.aspx.
  • For the latest weather updates, please check: http://www.noaa.gov/.
  • The American Red Cross in conjunction with multiple government and community agencies has opened the emergency evacuation shelters in Macon-Bibb County. Find locations at www.MaconBibb.us/EMA or http://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.
  • The American Red Cross also has a hurricane app that you can download for free onto your phone or mobile device. The app is called “Hurricane by American Red Cross,” and provides users with shelter locations, severe weather alerts and storm tips.
  • Visit MaconBibb.US/MBCALERT to sign up and receive alerts regarding the latest information on emergency events impacting Macon-Bibb County.

For Staff & Physicians

  • Thank you for all you do for our community during moments like this.
  • Current forecasts show Hurricane Irma to be a very large storm system that will likely bring significant weather to our area Monday.
  • Coliseum Medical Centers & Coliseum Northside Hospital are open and all services are operating normally.
  • Coliseum Heart, Lung & Vascular (Dr. Hetzler) and Coliseum Surgical Specialists (Dr. Arnold) will reopen at 10 am on Tuesday, September 12.
  • We have set up an emergency preparedness phone line to provide the most current information for our team. Please call this line first for updates on A/B team activation times, facility updates, etc. You may call this number 24/7:  (478) 751-0216.
  • Please follow the latest guidance on from Georgia Emergency Management at http://www.gema.ga.gov/Pages/default.aspx.
  • For the latest weather updates, please check: http://www.noaa.gov/.
  • Generators, food, water and supplies have all been brought in to support the needs of our patients and caregivers during this period.
  • Please contact your director or department leader with department-specific questions.

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