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Weather Event Communication Board

During any weather event, our first priority is the care of our patients and the safety of our staff. Check here frequently to find updated information for employees and visitors about conditions at UK HealthCare facilities.

Check the NOAA weather site for Lexington, Kentucky weather forecast »

We're open

All hospitals, emergency departments, and clinics are open.

Travel to the medical center

For directions to our facilities, please refer to Directions & Parking. Call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 for assistance.

To check on road conditions in Kentucky, see Kentucky 511 Travel Information.


Parking and car tips

Use caution in open air lots; icy conditions may exist. Remember, there is NO PARKING allowed at the loading dock area behind Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital other than authorized vehicles. Security officers will ticket and have those illegally parked vehicles towed. 

Where to park

For information about parking at UK HealthCare locations please visit each page below.

Albert B. Chandler Hospital (Pavilions A, H, HA, G, Kentucky Children's Hospital and Emergency Department)

Good Samaritan Hospital (Professional Arts Building and Medical Office Building)

Kentucky Clinic

Markey Cancer Center

UK HealthCare - Turfland

Shuttle service

All campus routes - as well as off-campus Lextran routes - are viewable real-time on TransLoc Rider, UK’s GPS-based bus locating system. TransLoc Rider can be accessed at uky.transloc.com and via the free TransLoc Rider Android and iPhone apps. Additionally, you may send a text message to 41411 with UKY and the appropriate stop number to receive a message back listing the next three arrival times for that stop. Visit the UK Transportation Services shuttle webpage for more info. 

Free jump start service

This service is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week to UK parking permit holders, campus patients and visitors. If your car battery dies on campus and you need a jump start, call 859-257-5757 Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. After hours, call the university’s police department non-emergency at 859-257-8573 or towing contractor, Bluegrass Towing at 859-231-0197. Requesting individuals are responsible for any advanced service required that results from a vehicle’s inability to start following typical jump start procedures or for situations in which batteries fail to hold an adequate charge.


Safety in winter weather

Whether shoveling snow or spending time outside in extreme conditions, view this information on how to stay healthy and safe in the cold.

Updated 11/11/2019 4:30 p.m.