For Immediate Release: October 30, 2012 4 p.m.
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Atlantic City Campus in Atlantic City; Mainland Campus in Pomona, and ARMC's Satellite Emergency Department in Hammonton remained open throughout the storm to care for patients. "We drill for weather and other related emergencies regularly," said Margaret Belfield, chief operating officer, ARMC. "We followed our hurricane plan and were prepared."
Visiting hours are still suspended at ARMC until travel restrictions are lifted.
ARMC Atlantic City Campus is supplying bottled drinking water in observance of the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority's Boil Water Advisory.
Most elective procedures will resume tomorrow (October 31).
"We thank our dedicated physicians and staff for their commitment to caring for our patients when many of them and their families were personally dealing with the effects of the storm," said Margaret Belfield, chief operating officer, ARMC. "Many stayed overnight several nights in the hospital to ensure we could provide quality care for our community and keep our patients safe and comfortable. We also thank management and staff of Bally's Atlantic City; Caesars Atlantic City; Trump Plaza; the Sheraton Atlantic City and Seaview Stockton for making rooms available to our staff."
Rene Z. Bunting,
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