Alerts for the Ottawa, Illinois Area
Power Outage at OSF PromptCare in Ottawa
(Ottawa, IL | August 11, 2020) - Officials from the OSF HealthCare facility on the south side of Ottawa have confirmed that a power outage is in effect. This outage is a result of the storm that passed through the area on Monday afternoon. The facility will remain closed until power is restored. Residents in need of urgent care services are encouraged to walk in for care at one of the following facilities:
OSF PromptCare – Ottawa (temporarily relocated)
1614 E. Norris Dr.
Open: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., weekdays
OSF Urgo – Ottawa
2911 Columbus St.
Open: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., daily
OSF PromptCare – Streator
111 Spring St. (4th floor)
Open: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., weekdays
Patients of Ushari Koganti, MD, Sushmita Prathipati, MD, and Brian Rosborough, MD, with previously scheduled appointments at the south side facility will be contacted via phone to discuss appointment options. Patients previously scheduled for COVID-19 testing will be contacted via phone to discuss the relocation of the drive-through testing site.
For online urgent care you can access anywhere, anytime, please visit OSF OnCall. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
OSF HealthCare Limiting and Screening Visitors
To protect the health and safety of patients, visitors, and employees, OSF HealthCare facilities in Mendota, Ottawa, and Streator will implement a strict NO VISITOR policy effective March 31, 2020, with a few exceptions:
- One visitor will be allowed if deemed necessary for the provision of medical care
- One visitor will be allowed for pediatric patients
- One visitor will be allowed for childbirth
- Exceptions will be made for end-of-life situations
Also, all people entering the hospital will be screened for signs of respiratory illness. Walk-in (non-scheduled) testing after 4 p.m. will not be allowed entry, so please plan accordingly. OSF PromptCare services remain unchanged at this time.
“Quality and safety is our number one priority,” says OSF Saint Elizabeth President Ken Beutke and OSF Saint Paul President Dawn Trompeter. “We feel these safety measures are aligned with our Mission and the CDC recommendations, and we thank our communities for their understanding.”
If you have questions about coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the OSF HealthCare website.