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Service Updates
May 3, 2010

Updated May 3, 3:31 p.m.

Due to flooding throughout the metropolitan area and at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, several services, including hospitals, clinics and schools have a revised schedule. Please see below for specific information. 

Patient Cancellations
Patients who need to cancel an appointment should contact their physician's office as soon as possible.

Open Services
  • All services remain up and running at the Medical Center, One Hundred Oaks, VMG Williamson and other locations unless noted.
  • Scheduled procedures in the adult hospital and clinics will proceed (depending on individual physician and patient availability) including the Cardiac Cath Lab and the GI Lab.Elective surgical operations for Vanderbilt University Hospital will proceed.The Vanderbilt Bone and Joint Surgery Center in Franklin will be open.
  • The Nashville Surgery Center will be open.
  • Elective surgical operations at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will proceed on Tuesday, May 4.
  • The Cool Springs Surgery Center will resume services on Tuesday, May 4.
Closed Services
  • Elective surgical operations at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have been cancelled for Monday. Elective surgical operations will resume on Tuesday, May 4.
  • Clinics located in the basement of The Vanderbilt Clinic have been cancelled at least until Wednesday, May 5. Those include but are not limited to:
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Neurology and Neurodiagnostic (third floor is open)
    • Pulmonology
  • The Cool Springs Surgery Center will be closed on Monday but will be open on Tuesday, May 4.Three community Vanderbilt clinics have been closed Monday, May 3, due to road conditions on the affected areas. Those clinics are located in:
    • Hartford, Kentucky
    • Powderly, Kentucky
    • Shelbyville, Tennessee

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