Houston, Texas, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 – Due to rising water, the decision has been made to begin air transfer of critical care patients at Kingwood Medical Center. In order to help ensure their safety, 6 patients are being evacuated to various HCA Healthcare sister hospitals in the Medical City Health system based Dallas & Ft. Worth. All patients are safe and continuing to receive treatment.
Kingwood Medical Center is located 22999 US Hwy 59 N, Kingwood, TX 77339. For updates, please visit www.kingwoodmedical.com.
For family members of patients Kingwood Medical Center, please contact (844) 674-7431 for transfer location information.
About Kingwood Medical Center
Kingwood Medical Center is a 373-bed acute care facility that has provided quality care to the Lake Houston Area for 25 years. It is home to the area’s only comprehensive cardiac care and neuroscience programs. The hospital is recognized by DNV as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and ADA as an Accredited Diabetes Center.
Our Women & Children’s Center provides Level II and III neonatal intensive care units, high-risk obstetrics, a breast diagnostic center, a designated pediatric unit, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department. The hospital also provides surgical services, inpatient rehabilitation, laboratory, diagnostic imaging and emergency services – including a 24 Hour Emergency Care Center in Fall Creek. The Wound Care Center and The GI Center complete the services offered at Kingwood Medical Center: Quality Care, Close to Home. www.kingwoodmedical.com.
About HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division
HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 18 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 10 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one phone call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150- mile radius. For more information, visit www.HCAGulfCoast.com.