Chippenham Hospital July 18, 2018

Project is part of hospital’s Emergency Department expansion efforts

Richmond, VA (July 18, 2018) – HCA Virginia’s Chippenham Hospital will be powering down one of its transformers this week as part of its Emergency Department expansion.

The project will begin today, Wednesday, July 18 at 5:30 p.m., and has no direct relation to the recent outage.

According to hospital officials, the upcoming project will take place under controlled circumstances for a short duration. The hospital will also have its backup generators, additional third-party generators and primary power throughout the project. There will be no disruption to patient care.