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Plan ahead and expect delays: Observatory Street project

September 17, 2020

Please be advised that lane closures are scheduled to be in effect along Observatory Street from now until the end of September. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: The closures will take place on Observatory Street between East Medical Center Drive and East Ann Street.Only northbound Observatory traffic will be maintained.Southbound traffic will be detoured west on East Ann Street, north Zina Pitcher Place, west on Catherine Street, north and east on West Medical Center Drive and south and west on East Medical Center…

Wellness Wednesday: Finding endurance in difficult times

September 16, 2020

2020 will undoubtedly go down in each of our personal histories as one of the most challenging, stressful and unpredictable years. A pandemic creating dramatic changes in our work and personal lives, incidents of racial discrimination and horrific injustice, unprecedented weather events and natural disasters leave many wondering what could be next. How much more could possibly happen in one year? The long haul What began in March as a sprint to address the needs of a rapidly-growing number of COVID-19 patients has extended now into a marathon as we continue to face new challenges in our health care system…

Fire alarm testing postponed

September 16, 2020

Please note that the fire alarm testing originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17 is being postponed.  New information will be sent out when the revised schedule is determined. 

Fall MiChart System Upgrade coming Oct. 18: Training materials now available

September 16, 2020

Training materials for the Oct. 18 upgrade to Michigan Medicine’s Electronic Health Record are now available. To prepare for new functionality and enhancements, training content has been prepared for all MiChart users to review before these changes go into effect. For the Fall upgrade, eLearning modules are only being pushed out to the Revenue Cycle Department. All other content is available for review on MiChart Upgrade Training Resources website. The content is organized by role and contains slides of relevant changes, with links to tip sheets and/or videos where applicable. Practice environment A practice environment featuring the changes coming in…

Plan ahead: Temporary parking closures along Nichols Drive, within Catherine parking structure

September 16, 2020

Please be advised that all parking along Nichols Drive (which provides access to the M29 lot) is expected to be closed from Friday evening, Sept. 18 until Sunday, Sept. 20.  Please make sure to remove all vehicles from the drive to avoid having your vehicle towed. Signage will be posted to provide notification to parkers. Over the weekend, vehicle access will still be maintained to the M29 parking lot and the arboretum.  Additionally, partial and full weekend closures are scheduled to take place in the Catherine parking structure. Here is the plan: From 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 until 5 a.m.,…

Expect delays: Road work to impact traffic around Ann Arbor

September 16, 2020

Please be advised of upcoming projects which are expected to cause traffic delays around Ann Arbor in the upcoming days. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Today and tomorrow, Sept. 16-17, Boardwalk Drive is scheduled to close in the northbound direction from Victors Way to East Eisenhower Parkway.Traffic will be detoured west on Victors Way, north on South State Street and east on East Eisenhower Parkway.Today and tomorrow, Sept. 16-17, Victors Way between South State Street and Boardwalk Drive is anticipated to close in…

University Hospital fire alarm testing coming Thursday, Sept. 17

September 15, 2020

Please be advised that University Hospital must complete a required 15-minute test of the fire alarm system to complete a fire alarm upgrade project. At 8 a.m. on Thursday,  Sept. 17, the fire alarm in University Hospital (all floors) will be initiated and all audible and visual fire alarm devices will be active for 15 minutes. Maintenance/facilities personnel will walk the entire building to verify that speakers and strobes are properly functioning. A public address announcement will be made prior to the test and upon completion of the test. Prior to fire alarm initiation, the UH fire alarm system will…

Reminder: Java Spot coffee bar now open in Taubman Center

September 14, 2020

The Java Spot coffee bar in Taubman Center is now open for faculty, staff, patients and visitors. The retail food shop is located on the second floor of Taubman Center near the entrance to C&W and elevators to the P3 parking structure. It is open from 6:30 a.m. until noon, Monday-Friday.

September is National Preparedness Month: Build a preparedness kit

September 14, 2020

Don’t forget, September is National Preparedness Month! Emergency Management Operations has published resources to assist you in being prepared.  Please visit the team’s website to review weekly steps you can take to prepare your family. Week 2 encourages you to build a kit. Gather supplies that will last for several days after a disaster for everyone living in your home. And be sure to remember to consider the unique needs each person or pet may have in case you have to evacuate quickly.