St. David’s South Austin loses water pressure, heat

St. Davids South Austin loses water pressure, heat

South Austin Medical Center in St. David said Wednesday night that they have lost the city of Austin water pressure.

South Austin Medical Center in St. David said Wednesday night that they have lost the city of Austin water pressure.

Since water feeds their kettle, it means they are losing heat.

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Currently the hospital has fewer than 300 patients and is now working with the city to find patients who can be discharged home. Those most in need are transported to other hospitals.

The hospital says it is distributing bottles and jugs of water to patients and employees and is trying to get the watercraft to the hospital as quickly as possible. The hospital also says it is working with the city to secure portable toilets.

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St. David’s says it has been able to secure and procure food, bedding, medication and supplies for patient care through its national partner.

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