NYP Facilities Alert: Campus-wide Steam Service Interruption, October 22-23

October 21, 2021

Due to work being performed by NewYork-Presbyterian, steam systems will be temporarily unavailable from 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 22, to approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 23, in the following buildings:

  • Allan Rosenfield Building
  • Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute and Research Annex
  • Hammer Health Sciences Center
  • Harkness Pavilion
  • Herbert Irving Pavilion
  • Milstein Hospital
  • Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital (CHONY)
  • Neurological Institute
  • Presbyterian Building
  • Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Building
  • Vanderbilt Clinic
  • William Black Building

During this time, there will be no hot water, sterilization, autoclaves, steam tables, or dishwashers available throughout the buildings listed above. Additionally, occupants may experience unusually cold temperatures while the work is being completed. Eyewash devices and overhead emergency shower units will be functional but will be supplied with cold water only. Accordingly, please consider limiting research operations that have significant potential for splash or face and bodily exposure during the shutdown.

For questions about this upcoming shutdown, please email cumc.facilities@columbia.edu.