Notices from White & Yellow Cross and SMMC Medical Center related to services on Thursday


GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – With respect to the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika, the White and Yellow Cross Foundation would like to inform the public about the following:

The White & Yellow Cross Foundation has closed two of their day care products for Thursday, August 27, namely the SBC Educational Facility and the Psychogeriatric day care. Reopening on Friday will be determined based on the weather at that point in time and the outcome of Erika.

The St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) operating room, outpatient clinic, dialysis department and administrative department will be closed on Thursday, August 27.

Dialysis patients who are scheduled to dialyse on Thursday will be dialysed later that day after the passing of the storm.

All patients will be informed of appointment changes and dialysis patients have a hurricane pass to be able to freely access hospital services.

Family members of dialysis patients also have a letter granting permission to accompany the patient to the hospital.

For weather information visit ( and check the Government of Sint Maarten website ( or the Government of Sint Maarten Facebook Page for official information as it relates to Tropical Storm Erika.