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Severe Weather

Weill Cornell Medical College
During severe weather it may be difficult to get to or leave the Weill Cornell Medical College campus. If there is a decision to close or delay opening WCMC, messages wil be sent to the WCMC community using:

  • Broadcast email messages
  • The emergency hotline (pre-recorded, up-to-date message): 212-746-WCMC(9262)
  • The emergency website: http://www.cornellemergency.org/
  • The emergency notification system

The WCMC absence policy due to extreme weather is available on the Human Resources Intranet site.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center

During severe weather it may be difficult to get to or leave the NYP/WC campus. Any messages effecting the operating status of the hospital will be sent to the NYP/WC community as follows:

For Employees:

  • Broadcast email messages
  • The emergency hotline (pre-recorded, up-to-date message): 212-746-1300
  • The NYP Emergency Notification System (refer to your department’s Emergency Management Plan)

For Patients and Visitors:

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center is open to serve patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are having a medical emergency or need an ambulance, dial 212-472-2222 or 911.

Contact Information

Environmental Health and Safety 402 E. 67th Street,
Room LA-0020
New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-7233 Fax: (646) 962-0288