UPDATE (9:36): Power has been partially restored at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington Monday, Feb. 22.
As of 7:30 p.m., all critical areas of the hospital have been restored to full power. The areas still being powered by generators are expected to be back to full power soon.
OSF said they are thankful to Wm. Masters Inc., Ameren, and the OSF engineering team for helping get the power back on.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — The OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center campus is running on generators after experiencing a power outage Saturday afternoon.
Ameren Illinois is at the medical center working to restore power. The cause of the power outage is believed to be an issue with an underground cable.
Until power is restored, all hospital equipment and life saving equipment will be powered by generators.
The Eastland Pharmacy will be closed until power is restored.
Any outpatient that is impacted by the power outage will be contacted by the hospital.