Sebastian River Medical Center Evacuated

Sebastian River Medical Center evacuates amid Hurricane Dorian.
Sebastian River Medical Center evacuates amid Hurricane Dorian.

The Sebastian River Medical Center has evacuated due to Hurricane Dorian as of Monday.

Although not mentioned in their press release, some employees say the ER and X-ray are still open. They are only doing treat and release at this time.

“We have made the decision to evacuate Sebastian River Medical Center (SRMC) out of an abundance of caution for the care, safety and well-being of our patients and staff,” they said in a statement.

Sebastian River Medical Center said their evacuation process began on Sunday evening and was completed Monday afternoon.

“We are working to finalize transfers for all current patients to appropriate medical facilities that will continue providing care during the storm. We are also working to ensure close communication with our patients and their families during this process,”

Appointments at SRMC for elective surgeries, imaging studies, outpatient therapies, and other services are canceled until further notice and will be rescheduled once the storm has passed.

Earlier today, we reported that Sebastian was evacuating anyone east of US 1 and the Barrier Islands.

You can also watch our latest video from our YouTube channel about the information on Hurricane Dorian.

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