Hurricane Irma Updates


For updates on our medical centers in the event of a storm, call the Broward Health Hotline at 954-355-5111.

Hurricane Irma Updates

For updates on our medical centers in the event of a storm, call the Broward Health Hotline at 954-355-5111.

Previous Updates

Update Status for Friday, September 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Please be advised of the latest operational updates impacting Broward Health community health centers due to power outages and water intrusions at several community sites:

Cora E. Braynon Family Health Center in Fort Lauderdale is fully operational with all departments functioning (Pharmacy, Urgent Care, Adult Care, Pediatric Care, Dental, Prenatal, HIV/AIDS, Behavioral Health, Healthy Start and Care Coordination);

Annie L. Weaver Health Center in Pompano Beach is fully operational with all departments functioning (Adult Care, Pharmacy, Behavioral Health and Care Coordination);

Lauderdale Lakes Health Center is closed and patients are being diverted with urgent needs to Cora E. Braynon Family Health Center Urgent Care Center (UCC) or they can call Specialty Care Center (954-463-7313) in Fort Lauderdale; any prescriptions provided by the UCC or SCC physicians can be dispensed by the pharmacy at the Bernard P. Alicki Health Center and Cora E. Braynon Health Center in Fort Lauderdale;  This health center will tentatively open on Monday, September 18th.

Pompano Peds/Prenatal Care Center is fully operational with all departments functioning (Pediatric and Prenatal);

Comprehensive Care Center is fully operational for HIV/AIDS care and treatment;

Bernard P. Alicki Health Center is fully operational for healthcare for the homeless;

Clinica de las Americas is fully operational for general primary care; and lastly,

Specialty Care Center is fully operational for general primary care and serving as a diversion site for patients from Lauderdale Lakes Health Center until the close of business day

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Update Status for Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:00 PM

All Broward Health Physician Practices are open with the exception of the following practices which are closed due to Hurricane Irma:
- Dr. Nolan Berman,
- Dr. Coralee Camargo, and
- Drs. Galal El-Gazzaz and Emmanouil Palaios.

Cora E. Braynon Family Health Center in Fort Lauderdale is fully operational with all departments functioning (Pharmacy, Urgent Care, Adult Care, Pediatric Care, Dental, Prenatal, HIV/AIDS, Behavioral Health, Healthy Start and Care Coordination);

Annie L. Weaver Health Center (ALWHC) in Pompano Beach is closed and all staff and patients are diverted to the Margate Health Center; this site in Margate does not have a pharmacy, however prescriptions provided by Margate physicians can be dispensed by the pharmacy at the Bernard P. Alicki Health Center and the Cora E. Braynon Health Center in Fort Lauderdale.

Margate will also operate the ALWHC special HIV/AIDS evening clinic until 9:00 pm today;

Lauderdale Lakes Health Center is closed and patients are being diverted with urgent needs to Cora E. Braynon Family Health Center Urgent Care Center (UCC) or they can call Specialty Care Center (954-463-7313) in Fort Lauderdale; any prescriptions provided by the UCC or SCC physicians can be dispensed by the pharmacy at the Bernard P. Alicki Health Center and Cora E. Braynon Health Center in Fort Lauderdale;

Pompano Peds/Prenatal Care Center is fully operational with all departments functioning (Pediatric and Prenatal); 

Comprehensive Care Center is fully operational for HIV/AIDS care and treatment;

Bernard P. Alicki Health Center is fully operational for healthcare for the homeless;

Clinica de las Americas is fully operational for general primary care; and lastly,

Specialty Care Center is fully operational for general primary care and serving as a potential diversion site for patients from Lauderdale Lakes Health Center.

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Please be advised of the latest operational updates impacting Broward Health community health centers as of September 12, 10:00 AM

Due to power outages and water intrusions at several community sites:
 
Cora E. Braynon Family Health Center in Fort Lauderdale will operate the Urgent Care Center (UCC) only with limited staff throughout Tuesday; the pharmacy is not operational and therefore all patients with prescriptions provided by the UCC physicians today will be dispensed by the pharmacy at the Bernard P. Alicki Health Center in Fort Lauderdale;
 
Annie L. Weaver Health Center in Pompano Beach is closed and all staff and patients are being diverted to the Margate Health Center; this site in Margate does not have a pharmacy, however prescriptions provided by Margate physicians can be dispensed by the pharmacy at the Bernard P. Alicki Health Center in Fort Lauderdale;
 
Lauderdale Lakes Health Center is closed Patients with urgent needs please to Cora E. Braynon Family Health Center Urgent Care Center (UCC) or call Specialty Care Center (954-463-7313) in Fort Lauderdale

Any prescriptions provided by the UCC or SCC physicians can be dispensed by the pharmacy at the Bernard P. Alicki Health Center in Fort Lauderdale which is located on the same campus as the Specialty Care Center; 

CDTC is closed today.

Pompano Peds/Prenatal Care Center is closed 
Patients should instead go to the Margate Health Center; this site in Margate does not have a pharmacy, however any prescriptions provided by Margate physicians can be dispensed by the pharmacy at the Bernard P. Alicki Health Center in Fort Lauderdale;
 
Comprehensive Care Center is fully operational for HIV/AIDS care and treatment;
 
Bernard P. Alicki Health Center is fully operational for healthcare for the homeless;
 
Clinica de las Americas is fully operational for general primary care; 
 
Specialty Care Center is fully operational for general primary care.
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This message has been updated as of Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:00am

We hope you are all  safe and have minimal hurricane damage.
 
Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point  and Broward Health Coral Springs are  resuming normal operations as of 11 am today.

Weston Urgent Care Center and Coral Springs Urgent Care Center will also be opening at 2 pm today
 
All other Broward health facilities including the corporate offices at spectrum will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday September 12th.
 
For general information regarding Hurricane Irma or questions during and post storm call the Broward County  emergency information hotline for assistance.  Dial  311 or 954-831-4000.

This information will be updated as new information is available.

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This message has been updated as of Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4:30 PM:

Broward County is currently being impacted by Hurricane Irma

Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, and Broward Health Coral Springs are open for medical emergencies and trauma services only.

All other Broward Health facilities including the corporate offices at Spectrum will remain closed until further notice.
 
For general information regarding Hurricane Irma or questions during and post storm call the Broward County emergency information hotline for assistance.  Dial 311 or 954-831-4000.

Please continue to check this website for more updates.

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This message has been updated as of Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM:

Broward County is currently being impacted by Hurricane Irma

Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, and Broward Health Coral Springs are only open for true medical emergencies and trauma services. Being able to access those services may become constrained as weather conditions deteriorate.  All other Broward Health facilities are closed.

You should have already made arrangements for safe shelter. If you have any unanticipated issues or you have not made arrangements yet, Please call the Broward County Emergency Hotline: 311 for general information, questions or assistance regarding Hurricane Irma.

Please continue to check this website for more updates.

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This message has been updated as of Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:00 PM:

Broward County is currently under a hurricane warning and a curfew has been issued by Broward County government for 4 PM today. Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, and Broward Health Coral Springs are only open for true medical emergencies and trauma services. Being able to access those services may become constrained as weather conditions deteriorate. All other Broward Health facilities are closed.

You should have already made arrangements for safe shelter. If you have any unanticipated issues or you have not made arrangements yet, please call the Broward County Emergency Hotline: 311

Please continue to check this website for more updates.

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This message has been updated as of Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 1:15 PM:

Broward County is currently under a hurricane warning and a curfew has been issued by Broward County government for 4 PM today. Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, and Broward Health Coral Springs are only open for true medical emergencies and trauma services. Being able to access those services may become constrained as weather conditions deteriorate. All other Broward Health facilities are closed.

You should have already made arrangements for safe shelter. If you have any unanticipated issues or you have not made arrangements yet, please call the Broward County Emergency Hotline: 311

INFORMATION FOR MATERNITY PATIENTS:

If you're pre-registered to deliver at Broward Health Medical Center or Broward Health Coral Springs and have not already reported to the hospital, please report to the hospital by 4 PM today.

Each maternity patient is allowed to be accompanied by ONE ADULT only. Each maternity patient should bring: 
- All registration information 
- Bedding such as air mattress, sleeping bag and pillow 
- Water and Food for approximately 4 days 
- Change of clothing for approximately 4 days 
- Toiletries 
- Books and magazines for entertainment and 
- Any necessary medication

Children and pets are NOT PERMITTED to accompany you to Broward Health Medical Center or Broward Health Coral Springs.  

Please continue to check this website for more updates.

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This message has been updated as of Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:15 AM:

Broward County is currently under a Hurricane warning. Please note that Broward Health is not a shelter. People with special needs are encouraged to make arrangements, in advance, for sheltering and evacuation transportation. The phone number for Broward County’s Special Needs Shelter Registration and Transportation is 954-831-3902.

INFORMATION FOR MATERNITY PATIENTS:
Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health Coral Springs is now accepting women who are 38 (or more) weeks pregnant or who have been identified as having a high risk pregnancy. Patients must be preregistered for delivery at one of these two places in order to be accepted during Hurricane Irma. Please consult your physician before coming to the hospital.

Each maternity patient is allowed to be accompanied by ONE ADULT only. Each maternity patient should bring:
- All registration information
- Bedding such as air mattress, sleeping bag and pillow
- Water and Food for approximately 4 days
- Change of clothing for approximately 4 days
- Toiletries
- Books and magazines for entertainment and
- Any necessary medication

Children and pets are NOT PERMITTED to accompany you to Broward Health Medical Center or Broward Health Coral Springs. Please consult your physician before coming to the hospital.

All Broward Health Medical Centers will remain open for emergency services at this present time. Community Health Services, Broward Health Weston, Urgent Care Facilities, Children Diagnostics and Treatment Center, and Physician Offices are now closed and will reopen after the all clear is given.

Please continue to check this website for more updates.

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This message has been updated as of Friday, September 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM:

Broward County is currently under a Hurricane warning. We will provide updates as the storm approaches, during and after the storm. Please note that Broward Health is not a shelter. People with special needs are encouraged to make arrangements, in advance, for sheltering and evacuation transportation. The phone number for Broward County’s Special Needs Shelter Registration and Transportation is 954-831-3902.

Pregnant women who are in their 38 weeks of pregnancy or beyond, or who are considered to be high risk by their physician should speak with their OB physicians about appropriate hurricane plans.

All Broward Health Medical Centers will remain open for emergency services at this present time. Community Health Services, Broward Health Weston, Urgent Care Facilities, Children Diagnostics and Treatment Center, and Physician Offices are now closed and will reopen after the all clear is given.

This message will be updated regularly as new information is available.

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This message has been updated as of Friday, September 8, 2017 at 12:30 PM:

We are currently under a hurricane warning. We’ll provide updates as the storm approaches, during and after the storm.