Big Bend Hospice - Hurricane Michael
- By: Rebeccah Lutz
UPDATE: Big Bend Hospice will reopen with normal business hours tomorrow morning, October 12, 2018. We want to say a huge thank you to our incredible staff who worked tirelessly through the storm making sure our patients were well cared for and comfortable. You guys are the heart of hospice!
Big Bend Hospice staff have been busy preparing our patients and families in our eight-county service area for the arrival of Hurricane Michael. Big Bend Hospice administrative offices will be closed Wednesday and Thursday in an effort to keep our staff safe and off the roads. Our Margaret Z. Dozier Hospice House (which has an emergency generator) is continuing to care for patients, and our triage staff will be working through the storm. The phone number to reach Big Bend Hospice is 850-878-5310 or 1-800-772-5862. During a power outage, Big Bend Hospice can be reached at the following numbers:
Dozier House Emergency Line 1 – 850-556-0890
Dozier House Emergency Line 2 – 850-556-1395
Dozier House Emergency Line 3 – 850-556-2962
If you need emergency assistance during the storm, please call 911. Please listen and heed local weather advisories and be safe. We will be open with normal operating hours on Friday.