Saint Francis Healthcare System postpones elective procedures, surgeries
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The Saint Francis Healthcare System has postponed all elective procedures and surgeries due to the water main break and boil water order.
According to a post on the healthcare system’s Facebook page on Tuesday, MRI imaging studies and lab studies are also postponed and being rescheduled.
Crews helped fill a Cape Girardeau County Highway Department tanker truck to haul water and resupply the water supply tower at Saint Francis Medical Center on Tuesday.
On Monday, Oct. 3, a 14-inch water main buried 7 feet underground broke at Bertling and Big Bend.
Reports of low pressure started coming in at about 4:15 p.m. on Monday. The City of Cape Girardeau announced all of their water customers will be under a boil water advisory all week, including customers not within the city limits.
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