Hospital Closings And Delays

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

     It’s business as usual at all five Erlanger Health System campuses on Wednesday.  Emergency rooms at the Erlanger Baroness Campus, Children’s Hospital, Erlanger East, Erlanger North and Erlanger Bledsoe “remain open 24/7 and available to serve the emergency medical needs of tri-county residents,” said Dr. Rob Hamilton, medical director of Erlanger Emergency Services.  

     Area residents who had appointments with Erlanger physicians Wednesday are asked to contact their physician offices for hours of operation if they have not already been notified.

     The Dodson Avenue and Southside Community Health Centers are both closed Wednesday due to weather and road conditions.

Parkridge Cardiac Rehabilitation and Healthy Heart rehabilitation will be closed Wednesday.

Memorial Health Partner Foundation physicians will observe the following closings and delays. Patients are asked to call ahead to confirm before traveling.

Hixson Pike Medical Center - closed

North Park Family Medicine - closed

Signal Mt. Health & Wellness - opening at noon

Professional Park Associates - closed

Buz Standifer Lung Center - closed

TCFPA, Family Medical Center - closed

Chattanooga Internal Medicine Group - closed

Soddy Daisy Medical Center - closed

Jurgens, Parker, Jolley, & Lynch - closed

Harrison Medical Center - closed

Ooltewah Family Practice - closed

Pediatric Diagnostic Associates - closed

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department is open Wednesday. Due to inclement weather and extremely limited staffing, many services will not be available. If you must visit a health center, please call to verify operating hours and service availability.

·         Third Street Facility – 209-8050

·         Ooltewah Health Center – 238-4269

·         Sequoyah Health Center – 842-3031

·         Birchwood Health Center – 961-0446 

The Chattanooga Heart Institute all locations - closed

Ooltewah Imaging Center - closed

Volunteer Services - closed

MaryEllen Locher Breast Center all locations - closed

Out Patient Rehab all locations - closed

Diabetes & Nutrition Center - closed

Weight Management Center - closed



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