Misc Opening/Closing Announcements

Check here for news about openings and closing that do not fit elsewhere. [last update: 2am 16 September 2008]

Social Security Offices closed until further notice.

All YMCA facilities are closed Monday. Some, not all will open on Tuesday.

Waste Managment will pick up trash normally tomorrow with the exception of Southeast Houston & Beaumont.

Continental Airlines will reopen on Monday. They say you can change your tickets on their website at no charge.

according to KHOU 11:

APEX Hospital Medical Center -- Employees should not report to work on Monday. 

Baylor College of Medicine -- The Baylor Clinic and Baylor Family Medicine will not have appointments on Monday. Patients who have appointments later in the week should call their physicians' offices for updates on the status of those appointments.

Bechtel OG&C -- Offices in Houston (all buildings), will be closed on Monday, Sept. 15.  Employees should call 713-235-INFO for additional news and information.

Children's Museum  -- Will be closed through Monday, Sept. 15.

Costello, Inc. -- Will be closed Monday, Sept. 15.

Deloitte offices --  Will be closed on Monday, Sept. 15.

Devon Energy -- Offices in downtown Houston will remain closed on Monday, Sept. 15.

El Paso Corporation -- Houston offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 15.  However, employees who are able should plan to work from home.

Festival de Independencia "El Grito" -- The event, scheduled for Monday at Miller Outdoor Theatre, has been canceled. 

Halliburton -- All Halliburton facilities will remain closed on Monday, Sept. 15.

Harris County Courts -- Will be closed Monday, Sept. 15.  Cases set for Monday will be rescheduled for a future date.  For information on specific cases, please contact the court.

Houston Museum of Natural Science -- Closed Monday, Sept. 15.

IKON Office Solutions -- Four locations closed through Wednesday, Sept. 17. These include the Houston Campus, Gears Road office, 43rd Street Configuration Center, and Houston LDS office on Lamar Street.

Jury Duty -- The Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 15-16, jury call has been cancelled for Harris County District Courts. All municipal courts will be closed.

M.D. Anderson -- Remains closed on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 14-15, while they assess damage caused by Hurricane Ike.

Memorial Hermann -- Has canceled all elective procedures scheduled for Monday, Sept. 15, at all hospitals and outpatient centers. Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital remains closed. Memorial Hermann Southeast physicians and employees are asked to call the disaster help line at (281) 929-HELP for updates on re-opening of the hospital.

MHMRAHaris facilities -- All facilities closed Monday, Sept. 15, with the exception of the 24-hour emergency services at NPC on Taub Loop.

NASA's Johnson Space Center -- Remains closed and likely will be limited to recovery operations for the next week. Johnson may not be open for normal operations until the week of  Sept. 21.

Reliant Energy -- Downtown offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 15-16. Employees are asked to call the emergency hotline for information about returning to work.

Sam Houston Race Park -- Will remain closed for simulcast racing events on Monday, Sept. 15.

San Jacinto College Board of Trustees meeting -- The meeting,originally scheduled for Monday, Sept. 15, has been canceled.  The meeting will be rescheduled after the college re-opens.

San Jose Clinic, downtown Houston -- Closed Monday, Sept. 15.

Shell and Motiva, Houston Office -- Shell and Motiva Houston offices will be closed to non-essential staff on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 15-16.

South Shore Dialysis -- Closed until further notice.

St. Luke's Kirby Glen Diagnostic and Treatment Center -- Will be closed until further notice.

St. Luke's, The Woodlands -- Cancelling all elective surgeries and scheduled tests for Monday. Please call 936-266-2000 for more details.

Ambulatory surgical center at St. Luke's O'Quinn Medical Tower -- Closed until further notice. All procedures have been canceled.

Texas Children's Hospital -- On Monday, Sept.  15 and Tuesday, Sept. 16, Texas Children's Hospital surgeries will be limited to emergency and urgent procedures only. All appointments on Monday, Sept. 15 and Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Texas Children's outpatient clinics and Texas Children's Health Centers are canceled. Additionally, the Rise School and Bridges are also closed on Monday. Relief Team members should report to work immediately.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice -- Administrative offices and pre-service and in-service academies in areas impacted by Hurricane Ike will be closed on Monday, Sept. 15. Essential unit and other essential staff should report as scheduled.

Texas Department of Transportation -- Houston District Headquarters will be closed Monday, Sept. 15 due to power outages.  Only essential TxDOT personnel need to report to work at this location. 

Theatre Under The Stars -- Performances of The Color Purple" are canceled for Tuesday, Sept. 16 and Wednesday, Sept. 17.

The Methodist Hospital -- Recommends calling your physician if you have a scheduled appointment for Monday, Sept. 15.

All elective cases have been canceled at The Methodist Hospital (Texas Medical Center) for Monday, Sept. 15.

They are asking all Recovery Team employees to please report to The Methodist Hospital as soon as possible.

Waste Management -- Corporate offices at First City Tower and One City Center in downtown Houston will be closed on Monday, Sept. 15. Maintenance, custodial and grounds employees should report if possible.

West Houston Medical Center -- Cancelling all elective, non-emergency surgeries on Monday, Sept. 15.

YMCA of Greater Houston -- None of the 41 Houston-area YMCAs or its more than 300 program sites will re-open Monday.



Restaurants Open
Babin's Seafood House, 21851 Katy Freeway, Katy, TX
Babin's Seafood House, 17485 Tomball Pkwy, Houston, TX
Landry's Seafood House, 22215 Katy Freeway, Katy, TX
Pesce, 3029 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX
Saltgrass Steak House, 20090 Hwy 59 North, Humble, TX
Saltgrass Steak House, 21855 Katy Fwy, Katy, TX
Saltgrass Steak House, 17275 Tomball Parkway, Houston, TX
Rainforest Caf, 5000 Katy Mills Circle, Katy, TX
Willie G's, 1605 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX