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Winter Storm Update

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is notifying patients regarding elective surgeries, procedures and other outpatient tests scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 28. At this time the following services and facilities have announced their schedules for tomorrow:

  • Behavioral Health Outpatient Services all sites - open 8:00 a.m.
  • Mandell MS Center - open 12 noon
  • MSRH Outpatient Therapy Services - open 12 noon
  • All Operating Rooms will proceed with full surgical schedule of inpatient and elective surgeries tomorrow morning.
  • Gengras and Burgdorf clinics will open at 8 a.m. tomorrow.
  • The Cancer Center and the Comprehensive Women's Health Center will open at 10 a.m.

Classes and programs scheduled for tomorrow are currently scheduled to take place as planned. Please check back for updates.

Saint Francis signs Asset Purchase Agreement with Johnson Memorial Medical Center.
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A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth
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Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults
As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

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Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty
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Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
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Make sure kids get enough fluids

Health Tip: Dealing With Nighttime Accidents
Help your child with bedwetting

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