Emergency Preparedness

Green - Operations Normal

UMC has plans in place to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. When a tropical storm or hurricane threatens New Orleans, UMC will activate its emergency plan to provide patients and their family members, staff and physicians with up-to-date information regarding our preparations, announcements about closing and reopening the facilities, and other relevant instructions.

Please continue to check www.umcno.org for important information and updates.

Hospital and Medical Staff: Please be sure to check the UMCNO intranet for updates.

Our Partners


The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans has teaching, research, and health care functions state-wide, through its six professional schools and twelve Centers of Excellence, as well as the more than one hundred hospitals and other health science related institutions with which they maintain affiliations.


The second-oldest medical school in the Deep South and the 15th oldest medical school in the United States, Tulane School of Medicine is equipping the next generation of medical professionals with the tools to succeed in a rapidly changing world and shape the future of health care.