September 18th , 2013 14:28 pm Leave a comment

Bomb threat drill prompts partial evacuation of SSH

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A drill was conducted to test the readiness of Sycamore Shoals Hospital employees in the event of a bomb threat at about 1 p.m. today.

Mountain States Health Alliance Communications Manager Teresa Hicks confirmed that the drill was planned in advance.

The Elizabethton Police Department and Elizabethton Fire Department were on scene and a partial evacuation of the hospital was conducted.

For a full report, read tomorrow’s edition of the Star.

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