CompRehab Is Open to Patients

July 10, 2007

As of noon on Tuesday, July 10, CompRehab Outpatient Services is open and seeing patients on site except for Otolaryngology (ENT) and Hearing and Speech departments.

Otolaryngology staff are contacting patients who have scheduled appointments on Wednesday, July 11, and Thursday, July 12. If these patients or others have questions about their appointments, they should call 336-716-8200 for more information. The NCBH Fitness Center is temporarily closed until further notice.

After experiencing water damage to sections of the building over the weekend due to a burst water pipe, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center administration acted quickly to notify patients and affected staff of the disruption. A specialized cleanup and restoration service is also on-site, as well as additional housekeeping and security personnel. The damage has not been fully assessed at this stage in the recovery process.

Patient and staff safety is the main priority in dealing with the cleanup process. “We regret any inconvenience this has caused for our patients and we are working diligently to resolve the situation,” said Tim Hauck of Wake Forest Baptist Risk and Insurance Management.

Media Contacts: Bonnie Davis, 336-716-4977,, or Shannon Koontz, 336-716-2415, at

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,154 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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