WTIC1080
Boston Marathon Memorial Coverage Live Video | Share Your Thoughts | Complete Boston Marathon Coverage

Local News

Hospital Patients Transferred After Storm Cuts Power

View Comments
(Courtesy Johnson Memorial Hospital website)

(Courtesy Johnson Memorial Hospital website)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

When power went out at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs Saturday, the hospital switched to its backup generator.  But then they lost the generator as well.  A spokesperson says after discussions with the power company,   they decided to transfer patients to other hospitals, starting with critical care patients.

The hospital’s Amy Krysiewski says family members were notified as each patient was transferred,  and hospital staff members accompanied each patient during the transfer.

She says the emergency room, obstetrics and operating rooms will be staffed in case of emergency.

.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus