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All Is Well At Louise Marshall Hospital After Code Brown Declared

Mount Forest, ON…Louise Marshall Hospital declared a Code Brown this morning as a precaution after two staff working in the Laundry area felt ill. A Code Brown is called when there is a risk of a hazard in the environment.

The Fire Department was called and the areas in question were evacuated.  As a precaution, gas as well as gas fired equipment and air handling equipment was shut off in the Laundry and Kitchen. Technicians are currently at the hospital evaluating the air quality and equipment in the affected areas.

There is no impact to patient services. The staff who felt ill were assessed and were cleared to go back to work.