Patients are being notified directly about these closures, and are being rescheduled as needed. The Infusion Centers and Radiation Oncology will also contact patients directly about their appointments.
At Emory University Orthopedics & Spine Hospital on Montreal Road in Tucker, surgical cases have been canceled. At Emory University Hospital on Clifton Road, surgical and procedural cases continue as normal.
Operations also continue as normal at Emory Rehabilitation Hospital and on Emory’s Wesley Woods Campus.
“All appropriate precautions are being taken to ensure the safety and quality of care to our patients, including use of bottled water,” spokeswoman Janet Christenbury said.
Emory University, which is closed at 10 a.m., advised Emory Healthcare employees to refer to emails and its intranet for information on operations and procedures.
Patient care at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospitals is not being impacted, according to spokeswoman Jessica Pope.
DeKalb Medical said Wednesday morning that it has low water pressure and elective surgeries are being rescheduled. The Decatur facility, at 2701 North Decatur Road, said it has measures in place to keep its current patients safe.
The private, non-profit health system’s Wellness Center, an 18,000-square-foot fitness facility with an indoor pool and track, is closed due to the water main break. It is located at 2665 North Decatur Road.
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