Jan
15
2018

Inclement weather

Inclement weather update no. 3: Resuming normal operations As of this afternoon, normal operations have resumed throughout the Texas Children’s system. Our clinics and primary care offices are now seeing patients during our regular hours and accommodating appointments that had to be rescheduled. We want to thank all of you for carefully braving the weather Read More…

May
9
2017

Texas Children’s prepares for 2017 hurricane season and other emergencies

The Department of Emergency Management is presenting its 11th Annual Emergency Management Bridge Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, on The Auxiliary Bridge. Representatives from various Texas Children’s departments as well as external partners such as the City of Houston Office of Emergency Management will be onsite to help you prepare Read More…

Apr
4
2017

Active shooter and mass casualty incident exercises at The Woodlands campus

Texas Children’s Hospital in partnership with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, University of Texas Police at Houston, Montgomery County Hospital District, Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and the Houston Police Department conducted two active shooter exercises on March 3 and then an active shooter exercise followed by a mass casualty exercise Read More…

Feb
19
2017

Severe weather in the Houston area

Sunday, February 19, 2017: 6:26 p.m. Texas Children’s leadership and the Department of Emergency Management are closely monitoring the weather as the Greater Houston area is expecting a potential threat of heavy rainfall overnight. Rain is forecasted to begin around 2 a.m. Monday morning and reach the Texas Medical Center by 4 a.m.  Heavy downpour Read More…

Jan
27
2017

Super Bowl safety: Preparing for an event expected to bring a million visitors to Houston

Although this year’s Super Bowl is more than a week away, the festivities that will bring droves of people to the Houston area have begun. Multiple events across the city are scheduled throughout the week and will culminate with the big game on Sunday, February 5 at NRG Stadium. Overall, the Houston Visitor’s Center predicts Read More…