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UTMB back to normal operations after Harvey

In the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey, UTMB returned to “normal operations” on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Fortunately, all of our hospitals and emergency rooms in Galveston, League City and Angleton Danbury were able to remain open during Harvey to […]

UTMB prepares for Hurricane Harvey

UTMB Health went into emergency operations mode at 7 a.m., Friday, Aug. 25, in response to Hurricane Harvey’s approach to the Texas coast.  Galveston and Brazoria counties are included in the National Weather Service’s tropical storm and storm surge warning […]

2017 Emergency Planning Information

The Institutional Safety and Security conducts an extensive review of each program year’s work and the proposal for the following year. (2015 Approval ISS Summary). Priority Risks for 2017: 1) Weather Hurricane Flooding Hurricane Wind Extreme Heat Water Shortage / […]

2016 Hurricane Season is here

June 1 marks the start of the Atlantic hurricane season and all members of the UTMB Community are encouraged to make preparations ahead of time, exchange contact information with their immediate supervisor, and understand their role and the expectations for […]

2013 Hurricane Prep Made Simple: A Meeting for the UTMB Community

2013 Hurricane Prep Made Simple: A Meeting for the UTMB Community

June 1 brings the start of hurricane season, and preparation is the key to successfully weathering any storm. At a meeting on May 15, experts presented an overview of UTMB’s hurricane response plan. They shared how decisions are made when a storm […]