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Decontamination practice pays off

June 14, 2007

Thomasville-- Archbold hospital was holding disaster-preparedness training when Southwestern State Hospital reported the accidental release of a chemical identified as an irritant.

The training team quickly stopped class and responded to the emergency. Six people were taken to the hospital for decontamination and evaluation. Two were treated on site. Most patients have already been released from the hospital.

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