Information for people with medical needs; hospital status

We know some of you have serious medical needs, upcomiing surgeries, etc. Others have asked about hospitals and medical clinics. Here's what we know.

Neighbors Teleheath is offering help for those with medical needs.

Diabetes issues: If you have diabetes and need insulin or other supplies, call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

You can also reach out to your dialysis provider or any dialysis facility in their area. There are some facilities open to provide treatment. To schedule treatment: Fresenius: 1-800-626-1297 or DaVita 1-800-400-8331

Medical advice for people with diabetesMore information here

Kingwood Medical Center: Due to rising water, the decision has been made to begin air transfer of critical care patients at Kingwood Medical Center. In order to help ensure their safety, 6 patients are being evacuated to various HCA Healthcare sister hospitals in the Medical City Health system based Dallas & Ft. Worth. All patients are safe and continuing to receive treatment.

Kingwood Medical Center is located 22999 US Hwy 59 N, Kingwood, TX 77339. For updates, please visit www.kingwoodmedical.com.

For family members of patients Kingwood Medical Center, please contact (844) 674-7431 for transfer location information. 

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center: All elective surgical procedures will be cancelled for Tuesday, August 29.

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center THI Clinic will be closed Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Kirby Glen will be closed Tuesday, August 29 (Wed. not determined yet)

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Transplant Clinics including Hepatology, Heart Failure, VAD and Transplant will be closed Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30

Texas Oncology Practice:  Due to the continued severe weather and flooding from Hurricane Harvey, the following local Texas Oncology practices

Closed Tuesday, August 29:

Texas Breast Specialists-Houston Medical Center
Texas Breast Specialists-Houston Memorial City
Texas Oncology-Beaumont
Texas Oncology-Beaumont Mamie McFaddin Ward Cancer Center
Texas Oncology-Houston Medical Center
Texas Oncology-Houston Memorial City
Texas Oncology-Houston Southeast
Texas Oncology-Houston Willowbrook
Texas Oncology-Houston Willowbrook Radiation Oncology
Texas Oncology-Katy
 
Closed Wednesday, August 30: 
Texas Breast Specialists-Houston Medical Center
Texas Breast Specialists-Houston Memorial City 
Texas Oncology-Houston Medical Center
Texas Oncology-Houston Memorial City
Texas Oncology-Houston Southeast
Texas Oncology-Houston Willowbrook
Texas Oncology-Houston Willowbrook Radiation Oncology 
Texas Oncology-Jasper
Texas Oncology-Katy
Texas Oncology-Pearland 
Texas Oncology-Port Arthur
Texas Oncology-Sugar Land 
Texas Oncology-Texas City
 
Appointments will be rescheduled as needed after the storm. Patients in need of immediate assistance can call 888-864-4226.  
 
Bayshore Medical Center: Bayshore Medical Center reopened on Wednesday with all departments, including emergency, available for public. 

Texas Emergency Care Centers: Atascocita and Pearland locations remain open 24/7 to respond to all emergent medical conditions amidst the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. 

Texas Emergency Care Center - Atascocita 
19143 W. Lake Houston Parkway
Humble, TX 77346
281-540-9113

Texas Emergency Care Center - Pearland
3115 Dixie Farm Road, Suite 107
Pearland, TX 77581
281-648-9113

St. Luke's Hospital: The St. Luke's on Hwy 249 in Cypress was evacuated Monday.

Ben Taub Hospital: Evacuated Sunday

Texas Children’s Hospital: Closing all clinics and canceling all outpatient procedures at the three campuses on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, including the Texas Medical Center campus, West Campus and The Woodlands. Texas Children’s Health Centers and Specialty Care locations, as well as community Maternal-Fetal Medicine and OB/GYN clinics will also be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Centers for Children and Women will be closed Saturday and Sunday. The decision regarding closures beyond this timeframe will be determined over the weekend.

A limited number of Texas Children’s Pediatrics practices are open half day on Saturday. Please check the Texas Children’s Pediatrics Facebook page for specific information. All Texas Children’s Urgent Care locations will continue normal operations until notified otherwise. 

MD Anderson: All MD Anderson Cancer Center locations will remain closed for outpatient services and appointments, as well as surgeries, on Sunday, Aug. 27, and Monday, Aug. 28, due to severe weather in the Houston area. Currently, roads around the Texas Medical Center Campus are impassable. Patients and staff should not attempt to travel.

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