Martin General Hospital evacuating patients ahead of Hurricane Florence

WILLIAMSTON, NC (WITN) - Martin General Hospital is currently evacuating all inpatients from its Williamston facility ahead of Hurricane Florence.

The emergency department. along with labor and delivery, will remain open.

The hospital has activated its emergency operations plan.

“With reports indicating Hurricane Florence was increasing in intensity, and out of an abundance of caution, we decided to evacuate our hospital inpatients today,” said CEO Joan L. White-Wagoner. “We will resume full operations as soon as it is safe to do so.”

All outpatient and clinic operations will be closed starting Thursday afternoon.

Updates on hospital operations are available at www.martingeneral.com.