PORT CHARLOTTE – HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital, 21298 Olean Blvd. in Port Charlotte, has re-opened its Emergency Services today following repairs at the 238-bed acute care hospital. The remaining hospital services will open in the coming weeks.
“Supporting our communities with disaster preparedness, response and recovery is vital,” said Michael Ehrat, HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital chief executive officer. “We are extremely grateful for the restoration team that repaired the damage to our facility caused by Hurricane Ian. Opening with a phased approach will allow us to concentrate on those patients with emergent needs first.”
As repairs were made and caregivers of Fawcett Hospital recovered from the storm, Ehrat adds employees were provided access to complimentary fuel, laundry services, home supply services and shower trucks as well as a mini-mart stocked with essentials.
“We’re grateful for the courageous frontline caregivers and support teams who worked tirelessly to respond to Hurricane Ian while facing their own personal challenges in the storm’s aftermath,” he says.
In addition, HCA Healthcare’s The Hope Fund provides financial aid and resources to those impacted by a disaster, extended illness, injury or some other difficult situation.
Part of the most extensive network of doctors, nurses and care sites in the state, HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital provides 24/7 emergency care, cardiovascular care, general surgery, orthopedics, stroke care and advanced imaging services.