Weather Alert: Closings and Delayed Openings at Outpatient Clinics

January 12, 2011, 8:00 a.m.

The following Yale New Haven Hospital outpatient clinics are affected by today's weather:

The Primary Care Clinics located on Howard Avenue (Adult, Pediatrics, Women's Center, Nathan Smith) have delayed openings until 12 noon.

The Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center Clinic sites will be closed today. These clinics include the Pediatric Specialty Centers in the Children's Hospital and at Long Wharf; the pediatric hematology/oncology clinics in Smilow Cancer Hospital and Guilford; and non-emergent pediatric phlebotomy, ECG and pulmonary function test services.

All other operations at Yale New Haven Hospital are normal. The adult and pediatric emergency departments in New Haven and Guilford remain open.

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Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), part of Yale New Haven Health, is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826, today, YNHH has two New Haven-based campuses, and also includes Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. www.ynhh.org

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