FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Closures During Hurricane Ian
St. Petersburg, Fla. – September 26, 2022 – As our hospital monitors the progress of Hurricane Ian, all of our outpatient centers throughout the Tampa Bay area and on our main campus will close Tuesday - Thursday for the safety of our patients, families and staff. Nonemergent surgeries are also cancelled Tuesday - Friday. Our emergency center at the hospital in St. Petersburg will remain open for pediatric emergencies throughout the storm. As a reminder, our hospital is not designated as a medical or public shelter.
We encourage families to prepare for the storm with these tips and visit our website for further updates: https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/ACH-News/General-News/Preparing-Kids-and-Families-for-a-Hurricane
About Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg is a leader in children’s health care, combining a legacy of compassionate care focused solely on children since 1926 with the innovation and experience of one of the world’s leading health care systems. The 259-bed teaching hospital, stands at the forefront of discovery, leading innovative research to cure and prevent childhood diseases while training the next generation of pediatric experts. With a network of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care centers and collaborative care provided by All Children’s Specialty Physicians at regional hospitals, Johns Hopkins All Children’s brings care closer to home. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital consistently keeps the patient and family at the center of care while continuing to expand its mission in treatment, research, education and advocacy. For more information, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org.