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Inclement Weather Updates Due to Hurricane Florence

The National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington DC reports that Hurricane Florence may impact the Washington, DC metro with heavy rainfall which may lead to isolated flooding, as well as moderate coastal flooding from Thursday, September 13 – Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Inova regularly trains and prepares for emergency events, including weather-related events. We will continue to provide high quality care while keeping our staff, patients and visitors safe. As always, Inova hospitals and emergency care centers will be open 24/7. We will post any cancellations, closings or delays due to the storm. Please heed all advisories by emergency management to stay safe!

Dr. Kate Scantlebury, an emergency medicine physician at Inova Fairfax Hospital, sat down on WUSA 9’s Great Day Washington to share a list of medical considerations and medical supplies you may need to have on hand during a storm.

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