Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Vigilant Guard Exercise 7/23/13 - 10:00AM Update

10:00 AM Update

Denver Health has received 17 patients. The patients are experiencing respiratory problems, such as difficulty breathing, and eye irritations.

We can confirm that these patients were exposed to chlorine gas as a result of a leak caused by a tornado that hit the downtown YMCA.

Vigilant Guard Exercise 7/23/13

Denver Health received a call at 9:00 am today, July 23, 2013, about an incident involving at least 25 patients at the downtown YMCA. Patients were complaining of symptoms corresponding to chemical exposure.

Subsequently, Denver Health opened its decontamination tents and is in the process of decontaminating the incoming patients.

We will post more information here as it becomes available.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

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