How is the Boston storm impacting area hospitals?

  We’ll update this as information comes in. Also see WBZ for school closings.

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital  main campus in Boston is open during today’s snow emergency. However, many of our satellite locations will have delayed openings. Please call your doctor’s office to confirm scheduling for today.

 We’ll update this as information comes in.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be open for patient care on Monday, Dec. 27.

Patients who are not able to make their appointment are asked to call their doctor’s office to notify the staff that they are canceling their appointment, as well as make arrangements for rescheduling.

Patients with medical emergencies should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.


Because of the Massachusetts State of Emergency, all clinics at Children’s–including Boston, Martha Eliot Health Center and all satellite locations–will cancel all non-urgent patient appointments for Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. If you have an appointment scheduled, you will be receiving an automated message about your cancellation. Please note that all surgeries will take place as scheduled.

If you aren’t sure whether or not to come to your appointment on December 27, or have any other questions, please feel free to call your doctor’s office and leave a message and someone will get back to you this morning to clarify.

Due to the weather emergency, Joslin Clinic will be closed on Monday, December 27.

Clinic appointment staff will be contacting patients affected by the closing to re-schedule appointments.

If you prefer to re-schedule your appointment without waiting to be contacted, please call: 

Adult Clinic: 617-309-2440
Pediatrics: 617-732-2603
Beetham Eye Institute: 617-309-2552

Mass Eye and Ear via Twitter: Our Operating Rooms are humming & patient floors are busy. We don’t let a little snow stop us

 Boston VA: Due to the snow storm the Framingham and QuincyCommunity Based Outpatient Clinics are not yet open. The Lowell and Worcester shuttles are not running at this time.

The main campuses of VA BHS are open and clinics are operational. 

 Shuttle service between West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Brockton and Causeway St.  clinics are running.

 Please take caution driving in for your appointment.  If you need to reschedule your appointment due to the weather/driving conditions please call your clinic as soon as possible.  IN THE EVENT YOU DO NOT HAVE THE DIRECT NUMBER FOR YOUR CLINIC,  please call the Patient Call Center at 800-865-3384 for assistance.


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