Middlesex Hospital Update for Saturday, February 24

Press Release, February 24, 2018

MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex Hospital has seen a dozen patients in its temporary Emergency Department since the space opened at 4 p.m. on Friday.

In the aftermath of Thursday’s car crash and fire, the Hospital opened the temporary Emergency Department in its outpatient surgical services area to accommodate walk-in patients and is currently providing the same services patients expect. Its normal Emergency Department location in Middletown remains closed until further notice. The Hospital is still not receiving patients via ambulance.

Patients who visit the Hospital’s temporary Emergency Department space should drive to the main entrance of the Hospital. A security officer will be there to greet them, and they will be escorted to level A of the Hospital’s parking garage.

The city of Middletown and Hospital staff and volunteers are at the Hospital today to help patients and visitors. Visitors are welcome to see patients at the Hospital as long as they follow the Hospital’s visitor policy put in place because of the flu. 

Anyone who has an immediate emergency should always call 9-1-1. An ambulance will bring them to the next nearest emergency department.

Contact Information

Public Relations Director
Amanda Falcone

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