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U of U Medical Center Put on Lockdown

U of U Medical Center Put on Lockdown



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Samantha Hayes Reporting Some of the victims from this weekend's shootings were taken to the University of Utah Medical Center. The hospital has since been put on lockdown.

There is no emergency to be alarmed about. This is in fact considered standard protocol to lock down the hospital under the conditions. Hospital officials believe that some of the patients there may be at risk. They wouldn't go into detail about that.

It is common for hospitals to go into lockdown if they feel that one of their patients is at risk from someone on the outside or if one of the patients they are treating is a risk. It could be either or both of those scenarios right now.

No other patients are being transferred to or from other hospitals. Access to the ER is restricted, and the U of U Medical Center is still under lockdown at this time.

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