Archive for December, 2010

Ammonia spill in Randolph sends patients to Northfield Hospital

An ammonia leak in Randolph, Minn., has resulted in 21 patients being transported to Northfield Hospital. As of mid-morning on Wednesday, five have been admitted to the hospital, three have been discharged, nine are still being examined, four remain for observation. Only one of the 21 required decontamination.  Northfield Hospital is on an Orange Alert and our Incident Command System has been activated.

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Update: The Orange Alert at Northfield Hospital was called off at 11:30 a.m. At that time, six pediatric patients had been admitted for observation. All others were treated and released.

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