Windsor Regional Hospital

Media Release

 


August 29, 2017
For Immediate Release

Code Orange - Metropolitan Campus

WINDSOR – Due to significant rain fall and clearly an inability to have rain water leave the facility Windsor Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Campus, experienced significant flooding on the ground floor and in some, although minor, inpatient areas. Rain water was coming up through the drains on the main floor and from the parking lots right into the building.

Impacted is the Emergency Department, patient food services, pharmacy and diagnostic imaging.

All patients in the Met ED are being reassessed, provided options for care and if able sent to the Ouellette campus for care. All EMS is being redirected to the Ouellette campus.

If you require emergency care please go to the Ouellette campus and Leamington Hospital (Erie Shores), if possible, until informed otherwise.

All other LHIN hospitals are aware and also the Ministry of Health and the LHIN.

Inpatient care is NOT impacted at Met.

Stay tuned for more updates.

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For further information contact:

Ron Foster, VP, Public Affairs, Communications and Philanthropy
519-995-2482 (cell) / ron.foster@wrh.on.ca  


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