VP&S Advisory: Temporary Steam Service Disruption, TODAY, August 5

Steam systems will be temporarily unavailable throughout the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons TODAY, August 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. due to emergency repairs.

During this time, there will be no hot water, sterilization, autoclaves, steam tables, or dishwashers available throughout the building. 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.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation as we work to improve our facilities. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Facilities Management at cumc.facilities@cumc.columbia.edu.