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Posted on: September 6, 2017

All Hospitals in Monroe County Closing by 7 a.m. Friday for Hurricane Irma

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Based on the expectations of the current track for Hurricane Irma, all three hospitals in the Florida Keys will be closed by 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8. Monroe County’s Trauma Star air ambulance helicopters also will cease operations at 7 a.m. Friday.

The hospital closings:

·       Fishermen’s Hospital in Marathon is closing at 7 a.m. Thursday.

·       Mariners Hospital in Tavernier is closing at 7 p.m. Thursday

·       Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West is closing on 7 a.m. Friday

The hospitals will not reopen until the storm passes and personnel who have evacuated can return to work.

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