UPMC Lock Haven to reopen Monday morning

LOCK HAVEN – UPMC Lock Haven officials announced the hospital will reopen Monday at 6 a.m.

UPMC released the following statement:

UPMC is pleased to announce that UPMC Lock Haven will resume health care services to the community on Monday, Oct. 12 at 6 a.m.

“The road to recovery has had its challenges, but our staff members and vendors have all worked tirelessly to get us to this point,” said Ron Reynolds, president, UPMC Lock Haven and UPMC Muncy. “Thank you to those individuals as well as the community for your dedication, enthusiasm, pride, and patience. I am truly humbled and consider it an honor to be part of the Lock Haven community and to work alongside the outstanding team at our facilities. The past few weeks have demonstrated how essential our services are to Lock Haven, and likewise, how much our hospital needs our community.”

The hospital has been closed since a late night fire on Sept. 10. The blaze originated in the boiler room which is separate from the facility. Flames did not effect the main facility, officials said.

Further information will be available in Saturday’s edition of The Express.


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