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Southside Regional Medical Center closing select services early after power outage

Posted at 5:12 PM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-16 17:15:19-04

PETERSBURG, Va. – Southside Regional Medical Center is closing select services early today due to a power outage that left 3600 customers without power.

A broken power pole caused outages throughout Petersburg on Wednesday, according to Dominion Energy.

While the hospital is operating on emergency back-up power, Radiation Oncology and Southside Physicians Network Podiatry closed early.

Inpatient and emergency room care at Southside Regional Medical Center are continuing without interruption.

As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, all but 300 customers had their power restored.