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Hospital activates emergency operations plan ahead of Dorian

September 03, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian approaches the North Carolina coast, Sampson Regional stands ready to care for those in need.    

With the anticipated arrival of hurricane conditions as early as Wednesday, Sampson Regional’s hospital officials take action to protect the safety of patients, visitors, staff, and the community ahead of the storm.

Sampson Regional Medical Center will close all non-emergency entrances at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4th.  All visitors will also be requested to leave at that time.  Immediate family or caregivers of patients will be allowed entrance. 

The following hospital facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week. 

Carolina Pain Center      

Clinton Urgent Care

Howerton Family Medicine

Outpatient Diagnostics Center

Outpatient Rehabilitation

Sampson Medical Group Clinton

Sampson Medical Group Newton Grove

Sampson Surgical Services

Sampson Women’s Center

The Center for Health + Wellness


Individuals experiencing a medical emergency, should call 911 or seek care at the closest emergency department. 

It is advised that patients who have appointments scheduled for the beginning of next week call their doctor’s office prior to arrival to confirm the office is operating on normal schedule.

Updates on additional closings and lifting of visitation restrictions after the storm will be posted on the hospital’s website, www.SampsonRMC.org.