Health providers curtail services

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.