*** Important Updates During Hurricane Sandy ***

October 30, 2012  |  8:50 a.m.

Day Kimball Healthcare Practice, Department and Service Reopening Update

PUTNAM, CONN. – All Day Kimball Healthcare practices, departments and services that were previously reported as closed due to Hurricane Sandy will reopen today, Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at 12:00 noon. Day Kimball Hospital remains open for business, including the emergency department. Patients scheduled for surgery today have been contacted, and those having additional questions can call (860) 928-6541 ext. 2382.

Below is a list of the services reopening at 12:00 noon today:

• All Day Kimball Physician Practices and Physician Services of Northeast Connecticut, LLC (includes Oncology/Hematology)
• All Day Kimball Healthcare Centers
• Behavioral Health Clinic
• Outpatient Diagnostic Imaging Services at Day Kimball Hospital and all Healthcare Centers
• Outpatient Laboratory Services at Day Kimball Hospital and all offsite locations
• Franklin Home Health; their emergency hotline is (860) 634-7032
• The Walk-In Center at Lathrop Road in Plainfield

Day Kimball HomeMakers continues to operate on an emergency schedule until Wednesday, October 31. Their client emergency hotline is (860) 576-0623.

 

** Day Kimball Healthcare employees at these locations should report to work at 11:00 a.m. 

 

 


 

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2012  |  4:15 p.m.

Update: Important Message from Day Kimball Healthcare During Hurricane Sandy

PUTNAM, CONN. – Due to the potential for downed trees preventing road travel as well as power outages throughout today and tonight, Day Kimball Healthcare is extending the closure of previously announced practices, services and departments until 12 noon on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. While it is our intent to reopen all locations at that time, we will reassess early Tuesday morning. We will update the public by 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012, via the media and our website at www.daykimball.org.

As previously announced, the practices, services and departments currently closed include:
• All Day Kimball Physician Practices and Physician Services of Northeast Connecticut, LLC (includes Oncology/Hematology)
• All Day Kimball Healthcare Centers
• Behavioral Health Clinic
• Outpatient Diagnostic Imaging Services at Day Kimball Hospital
• Outpatient Laboratory Services at Day Kimball Hospital
• Franklin Home Health; their emergency hotline is (860) 634-7032
• The Walk-In Center at Lathrop Road in Plainfield

In addition:
• Day Kimball Hospital remains open for business as usual; this includes the Emergency Department.
• Day Kimball HomeCare is operating on an emergency schedule. Their patient emergency hotline is (860) 928-0422.
• Day Kimball HomeMakers is operating on an emergency schedule until Wednesday, October 31. Their client emergency hotline is (860) 576-0623.
• Patients scheduled for surgery on Tuesday can call (860) 928-6541 ext. 2382 with any questions.

Important Message For Day Kimball Healthcare Staff:
• We have declared this to be an Extreme Severe Weather Condition situation. This remains in effect until further notice. Employees should contact their supervisors for report-to-work information and can keep informed via the employee intranet and employee hotline.
 


PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2012  |  12:00 p.m.

Important Message from Day Kimball Healthcare During Hurricane Sandy

For Patients and Clients:

Effective at 12:00 p.m. today, the following Day Kimball Healthcare Services, Offices and Departments WILL BE CLOSED:
• All Day Kimball Physician Practices and Physician Services of Northeast Connecticut, LLC; Patients will be contacted.
• All Day Kimball Healthcare Centers; Patients will be contacted.
• Behavioral Health Clinic; Patients will be contacted.
• Outpatient Diagnostic Imaging Services at Day Kimball Hospital; Patients will be contacted.
• Outpatient Laboratory Services at Day Kimball Hospital.
• Franklin Home Health; their emergency hotline is (860) 634-7032.
• The Walk-In Center at Lathrop Road in Plainfield.

In addition:
• Day Kimball Hospital will remain open for business as usual; this includes the Emergency Department.
• Day Kimball HomeCare is operating on an emergency schedule. Their patient emergency hotline is (860) 928-0422.
• Day Kimball HomeMakers is operating on an emergency schedule. Their client emergency hotline is (860) 576-0623.
• For scheduled Oncology, Ambulatory Care Unit and Operating Room procedures, those patients already here at the hospital will be treated on a case-by-case basis. Patients scheduled for appointments later today will likely be cancelled, if appropriate for the treatment, and should first call the Day Kimball department that they are supposed to report to.

For Employees:
• We have declared this to be an Extreme Severe Weather Condition situation. This will remain in effect until further notice. Employees should contact their supervisors for report-to-work information and can keep informed via the employee intranet and employee hotline.

For services scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, 2012, we will release further announcements via the media and our website at www.daykimball.org later today. Patients scheduled for surgery on Tuesday can call (860) 928-6541 ext. 2382 with any questions.