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Flooding closes emergency department at Phoenix hospital

Walk-in patients will be cared for in a different part of the hospital until repairs are made.

PHOENIX — Update: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix will reopen its emergency department at 10 a.m. Monday for all walk-in patients and ambulatory needs. 

The emergency department at Banner-University Medical Center in Phoenix was closed through the weekend because of a flooding incident on Friday. 

The hospital said a pipe burst caused the flooding. The water coming from the pipe was clean. 

Walk-in patients won't be turned away and will be cared for in a different part of the hospital until repairs are made. 

The trauma center is still open.

Hospital officials said they will provide an update on the situation on Monday.

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