Archive for December, 2010

Clinic closing Monday evening due to snow

   FamilyHealth Medical Northfield will be closed Monday evening, Dec. 20, due to inclement weather.  The clinic will reopen Tuesday at the regular time.

CSMR gas repair complete

A gas leak on an outside gas meter at the Center for Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1381 Jefferson Road, forced staff to evacuate the building for 20 minutes Monday morning.

The leak was detected at 7:50 a.m. The Northfield Fire Department and Xcel Energy were notified, and staff from both CSMR and Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic were evacuated to the parking lot.

The leak was located in a meter outside the building. The building was cleared for occupancy at 8:10 a.m. and normal operations were resumed. Xcel finished making the necessary repairs at 9:20 a.m.

Clinics closed Saturday

FamilyHealth Medical Clinics in Northfield and Lakeville will be closed Saturday, Dec. 11, due to the anticipated heavy snowfall.  They will open on Monday, Dec. 13, at 8 a.m.

The Northfield Hospital & Clinics car seat clinic scheduled for Saturday morning at CarTime in Dundas has also been canceled.

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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