Eglin labor, delivery unit to close next week

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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The 96th Medical Group’s Labor and Delivery Unit will temporarily suspend OB-GYN services Nov. 6 at noon through November 12.

The temporary suspension in services will allow the unit time to complete training on the latest guidelines and techniques for clinical skills.

During this time patients who require labor and delivery services may contact one of the community healthcare provider options below:

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center: (850) 863-7661

Sacred Heart DESTIN: (850) 278-3660

Sacred Heart PENSACOLA: (850) 416-4410

North Okaloosa Medical Center: (850) 689-8340

HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital: (850) 747-7990

The Women’s Health Clinic and the Family Medicine Residency Clinic will be available to provide outpatient services during normal business hours. Patients with concerns should call the RN Nurse Message Line at (850) 883-9613. For after-hour concerns, call (850)883-8361 for the same options.