NEW You are able to (Reuters) – 19 staff people were evacuated from the hospital in Exeter, Nh, on Friday and treated for dizziness, vomiting and nausea, a medical facility spokeswoman stated.
By mid-mid-day, officials at Exeter Hospital had yet to determine which caused the incident, which started between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. EDT when five staff people reported feeling dizzy, spokeswoman Debra Vasapolli stated.
Other staff people within the hospital’s operating room later grew to become ill, she stated. A healthcare facility initially stated patients were among individuals affected, but Vasapolli stated it had been only staff people.
“No source continues to be determined at this time,Inch Vasapolli stated. “In a good amount of caution … we evacuated the O.R. (operating room) and closed it, along with the emergency department, until we are able to determine the origin.Inch
The affected staff appeared to be treated within the parking area as well as on grassy areas outdoors a healthcare facility, that is about 50 miles north of Boston. Twelve of individuals who felt ill were delivered to other facilities and 7 were released, Vasapolli stated.
The fireplace department in neighboring Kingston stated it sent two ambulances towards the scene.
Reporting by Peter Szekely editing by Daniel Wallis and Tom Brown