Hazardous materials response units work the scene at the ambulance bay and emergency room entrance of Conway Medical Center on Thursday, July 30. Horry County Police reports a man picked up a threatening letter with white powder at the Carolina Forest post office and then took the letter to the medical center. Teams worked both scenes, the hospital and the post office. He left the letter’s envelope with the white powder at the post office. The man, Conway Medical Center spokeswoman Julia Rajotte said, was decontaminated, isolated and is being monitored. She said the hospital staff who contacted the man have also been decontaminated. The hospital did not evacuate patients but did divert ambulances to other area hospitals until the scene is cleared.
Hazardous materials response units work the scene at the ambulance bay and emergency room entrance of Conway Medical Center on Thursday, July 30. Horry County Police reports a man picked up a threatening letter with white powder at the Carolina Forest post office and then took the letter to the medical center. Teams worked both scenes, the hospital and the post office. He left the letter’s envelope with the white powder at the post office. The man, Conway Medical Center spokeswoman Julia Rajotte said, was decontaminated, isolated and is being monitored. She said the hospital staff who contacted the man have also been decontaminated. The hospital did not evacuate patients but did divert ambulances to other area hospitals until the scene is cleared. Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com
Hazardous materials response units work the scene at the ambulance bay and emergency room entrance of Conway Medical Center on Thursday, July 30. Horry County Police reports a man picked up a threatening letter with white powder at the Carolina Forest post office and then took the letter to the medical center. Teams worked both scenes, the hospital and the post office. He left the letter’s envelope with the white powder at the post office. The man, Conway Medical Center spokeswoman Julia Rajotte said, was decontaminated, isolated and is being monitored. She said the hospital staff who contacted the man have also been decontaminated. The hospital did not evacuate patients but did divert ambulances to other area hospitals until the scene is cleared. Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com

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