ED Prepares for Multi-Phase Renovation

The 45 Francis St. lower lobby will be closed, beginning Saturday, April 27, to prepare for upcoming construction to expand the Brigham’s Emergency Department. All patients, visitors, faculty and staff are encouraged to use the G, K or L elevators to access the Pike and main lobby, and the K elevators for lower levels. Access to and from the parking garage will be available in the main lobby. Access at the lower lobby will be taken out of service. Updates will be shared as available. For additional information or questions, email Lani Kuzia DeBonis at lkdebonis@bwh.harvard.edu.

Center for Diversity and Inclusion Gathering, May 1

Join the Center for Diversity and Inclusion for its May gathering. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn how to create community at the Brigham. The featured guest will be Ron M. Walls, MD, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Brigham Health. Wednesday, May 1, 5:30–6:30 p.m., in the Shapiro first-floor atrium, near the Fenwood Road entrance to Shapiro.

Device-Charging Stations Available

Five portable charging stations are available for use in public areas throughout the Brigham’s main campus. Each station is equipped with six charging cords that are compatible with a variety of devices, including mobile phones and tablets. They can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and at no cost. Simply find the right cord for your device, plug it in and wait for your device to charge. Do not leave your device(s) unattended. For questions and to submit feedback about the stations, email BWHCellPhoneCharging@bwh.harvard.edu.

Whole Blood and Platelet Donors Needed at the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center

The Kraft Family Blood Donor Center is in need of whole blood and platelet donors. Note that donors are eligible to give whole blood every 56 days. All donations benefit patients at the Brigham and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. To schedule an appointment, email blooddonor@partners.org or call 617-632-3206.