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Cancellations and Delays for Inova Due to March Winter Storm

Update: 2 p.m. EST, March 4, 2014:

Cancellations and delays on March 4, 2014 due to the forecasted inclement weather:

  • All Inova Healthsource community health education classes are canceled. Information about Inova Healthsource class cancellations due to inclement weather are provided by calling 703-698-2444.
  • Inova Fairfax Gift Shops (located in the Tower, lobby of Inova Women’s and Children’s Hospitals and Inova Heart and Vascular Institute) will close at 5 p.m.

Cancellations and delays on March 3, 2014 due to the forecasted inclement weather:

Employee announcements:

  • Inova employee EpicCare training classes are canceled.
  • Inova employee wellness clinic located at Cambridge Court will open at 11 a.m.


The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Winter Storm Warning for which is in effect from Monday, March 3, 2 a.m. – 4 p.m, 2014. Potential of snow accumulations of 5 – 9 inches.

We encourage you to stock up today on winter preparedness emergency supplies and other preparedness items, such as extra batteries in case of power outages, make sure your cell phones are charged and purchase a charger for your car if you don’t already have one. Purchase rock salt or more environmentally safe products to melt ice on walkways. Sand also is helpful to improve traction. Make sure that snow shovels and other snow removal equipment are in a convenient place and ready to use if necessary.

Also, don’t forget your pets — bring pets/companion animals inside; move other animals to sheltered areas with non-frozen drinking water.


  1. Robert on March 2, 2014 at 7:29 pm

    Has there been any change in the surgery schedule for Mon 3 Mar.?

    • InovaNewsroom on March 3, 2014 at 8:48 am

      Patients will be contacted if procedures or exams need to be rescheduled.

  2. James on March 2, 2014 at 9:59 pm

    4×4 driver available to assist Inova Alexandria.

    • InovaNewsroom on March 3, 2014 at 8:49 am

      We will contact you if volunteer drivers are needed. Thank you for contacting us to help!

  3. Phyllis Gonigam on March 3, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Also, make sure you have a battery backup or generator for your sump pump–especially if your home is all-electric.

    Please stay safe and warm!

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