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February 25, 2013

Health providers curtail services

Several area health providers are scaling back services because of the winter storm.

Several area health providers are scaling back services because of the winter storm.

• Children’s Mercy Hospital will close all its outpatient clinics and urgent care centers at 6 p.m. today through Tuesday because of the weather.

Anyone with a scheduled same-day surgery should call 816-234-3000 before coming. Emergency services will be available at Children’s Mercy Hospital on Hospital Hill and Children’s Mercy South.

• The Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center in Kansas City will be closed on Tuesday.

• The University of Kansas Hospital will remain open for patient care on Tuesday. However, the following clinics and services will be closed:

-- All physician clinics in the medical office building on the hospital campus will be closed. Patients with appointments are being notified.

-- All University of Kansas Cancer Center clinics will be closed for regular appointments and treatments, except for the treatment area at the center’s Westwood location, which will remain open.

-- All of the hospital’s Mid America Cardiology offices in the region will be closed.

-- The hospital’s network of Jayhawk Primary Care offices will be closed.

For further information, KU patients may call 913-588-5000.

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