A patient is taken to a waiting medical transport vehicle outside Bellevue Hospital in New York Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012. Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Bellevue Hospital is evacuating 500 patients due to storm damage. Bloomberg said Wednesday that officials are in the process of finding beds for the patients. Workers have been pumping about 17 million gallons of water out of the basement. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Photo by: Tina Fineberg

A patient is taken to a waiting medical transport vehicle outside Bellevue Hospital in New York Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012. Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Bellevue Hospital is evacuating 500 patients due to storm damage. Bloomberg said Wednesday that officials are in the process of finding beds for the patients. Workers have been pumping about 17 million gallons of water out of the basement. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)