NEW HOSPITAL OPENING 12/8/14 AT 2000 HOURS

New hospital opening, old hospital will close at 8pm

12/08/2014

For immediate release:

December 8, 2014

DICKINSON, ND – At 2000 (8:00pm) Mountain Time on Monday, December 8, 2014, hospital services at CHI St. Joseph’s Health in Dickinson, ND, will be transferred from the current hospital facility at 30 West 7th Street to the new hospital facility at 2500 Fairway Street.   

The public should take note that any admissions, emergency department visits, or obstetrics patients needing hospital care before 2000 hours on 12/8/14 should come to the current hospital location at 30 West 7th Street.  No new admissions will be taken at the new hospital at 2500 Fairway Street until 2000 hours on 12/8/14. 

Once the new hospital has opened at 2000 hours on 12/8/14, no new admissions will be taken at the out-going hospital facility at 30 West 7th Street.

Any hospital admissions between the hours of 2100 and 0600 should use the new hospital’s Emergency entrance.  The ER entrance is located on the northwest corner of the facility and can be accessed by Empire Road.

At 2000 hours, transportation of stable in-patients will be made by local and state EMS resources and other local volunteers and agencies.  Families of in-patients will be contacted by hospital administration if and when their loved one is transported to the new hospital.