Regional West Plans in Advance of Blizzard

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― As Regional West prepares for the approaching blizzard, the hospital remains open and operational.

"Regional West is preparing for the anticipated inclement weather to make sure the patients in our facility, as well as those arriving at the Emergency Department receive the care that is needed." said Tim Osterholm, Regional West Chief Operating Officer.

All Regional West Physicians Clinic clinics, Regional West Urgent Care, and Community Pharmacy will be closing Wednesday at noon. Regional West Physicians Clinic-Family Medicine locations in Sidney and Morrill will be closing based on their local school closures.

The Breast Health Center will not be having walk in Wednesday mammography screenings.

The Emergency Department will remain open for those experiencing emergent health concerns.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers, and 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.