January 21, 2016
Fauquier Hospital and its ancillary facilities will be open as usual during any inclement weather over the next few days. Fauquier Hospital is open 24/7, to care for residents and their families. There will be a few adjustments, to make sure patients and staff remain safe during the upcoming snowstorm.
The information desk in the front lobby of the hospital will be closed on Saturday and Sunday. Patients who are already scheduled for services have been notified to go directly to the appropriate departments. Anyone who arrives for an unscheduled exam will be asked to go to the Emergency Department to register.
Fauquier Health Physician Services Physician’s offices will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 22. Patients who are already scheduled are being notified. FHPS offices include:
The Wound Healing Center will be closed on Friday. All patients who had appointments have been rescheduled.
The Fauquier Health Wellness Center will close on Friday once the snow begins to fall, and will be closed on Saturday. All members and patients are advised to call (540) 316-2640 to hear a recording about Monday hours.
The cashier’s window at Fauquier Hospital will be closed on Friday, and the Health Information Management department will close at noon on Friday and reopen on Monday; the opening time will depend on road conditions.
The Centers for Disease Control provides comprehensive information on how to prepare for a winter storm, including common-sense preparations and what to do in the case of a power outage. See the CDC’s winter storm preparedness page at:http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/winter/index.asp.