The Friday Forecast for November 22, 2019

The Friday Forecast

The Friday Forecast for November 22, 2019

Friday 11/22

Gift Shop Holiday Sale and Special Hours

All Christmas holiday décor is 20% off today through Wednesday (11/27). The gift shops will have limited hours the week of Thanksgiving. Monday (11/25) through Wednesday (11/27), the Main Gift Shop will be open 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Riter Center Gift Shop will be closed. Both gift shops will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday (11/29).

Thursday 11/28

Thanksgiving Day

Today is an official, State of Texas holiday. We’re thankful for your contributions to UT Health Science Center and the health and well-being of all East Texans. Please take a moment to consider the people and things for which you are thankful today.

Friday 11/29

Day After Thanksgiving

Today is an official UTHSCT holiday. We hope you’re able to enjoy the time off. For the complete Fiscal Year 2020 Holiday Schedule and an explanation of leave accrual, click this link:

No Friday Forecast Today

Since today (11/29) is a holiday, The Friday Forecast will not be published. Please be sure to submit your announcements for the next edition of Important Stuff Joe Knows here: and events for the next Friday Forecast here:

Wednesday 1/1/2020

Clinical Application Code Freeze

In preparation for the activation of the Epic electronic medical records system, we will implement a clinical application and system code freeze on Wednesday (1/1/2020). A code freeze means that no additional modifications will be made and no new applications or systems will be implemented. Exclusions to this code freeze include changes that impact patient safety, revenue or regulatory reporting initiatives. If you have projects currently in process or in the planning phase, please have these completed prior to 1/1/2020.

Submit your events and announcements

Event listings for the Friday Forecast event calendar must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Thursday to appear in the next day’s edition of the calendar. Submit events here: Announcements for the Important Stuff Joe Knows newsletter must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the Friday before the item is to appear in the following Tuesday’s newsletter. Submit announcements here: Early submissions are always welcome!

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The Friday Forecast is a weekly event calendar published by Joseph Woelkers, EVP & COO of The UT Health Science Center at Tyler, Emails to this address will not receive a personal response.