The School of Dental Medicine follows the East Carolina University Severe Weather Policy for delays or closings of patient clinics. Clinics are delayed/closed when the university is delayed/closed. To stay informed about possible clinic closings/delays at Ledyard E. Ross Hall and Hospital Dentistry, patients are asked to call the School of Dental Medicine’s Weather hotline at 252-737-7860 for current information about the status of appointments.
Patients of Record at Ledyard E. Ross Hall Clinics with a dental emergency during an unscheduled closing of clinics should contact the resident on call at 252-375-1914.
Patients of Record at the Hospital Dentistry Clinic (located beside the Leo Jenkins Clinic) with a dental emergency during an unscheduled closing of clinics should call 252-744-4618.
In case adverse weather results in delays or closings of East Carolina University operations, School of Dental Medicine faculty, staff, residents, and students will follow the ECU Severe Weather Policy. To stay informed about the latest announcements, visit the ECU Homepage at www.ecu.edu or www.ecu.edu/alert or call the ECU Adverse Weather Hotline at 252-328-0062. For further information, refer to the Adverse Weather Guidelines at www.ecu.edu/hr/.
In case of adverse weather, ECU School of Dental Medicine Community Service Learning Centers will monitor delay and closing schedules of their respective county’s public school system. Patients are advised to call the Community Service Learning Center to learn the status of appointments during periods of adverse weather.
Community Service Learning Centers-Ahoskie: 252-332-1904 (local)
Community Service Learning Centers-Elizabeth City: 252-331-7225 (local)
Community Service Learning Centers-Lillington: 910-814-4191 (local)
Community Service Learning Center-Robeson County: 910-737-6457 (local)
Community Service Learning Center-Sylva: 828-586-1200 (local)
If time does not permit you to go to either of the above locations….
For further information, see ECU's Emergency Procedures Manual. Pages 9 & 10 specifically address Severe Weather.