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Hospital staff recalls day of San Bernardino shooting

Hospital Safety Insider, December 17, 2015

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Doctors and public health officials gave harrowing accounts of the events that took place last week after two shooters killed 14 people and wounded 21 others at a county social services building in San Bernardino, California, according to a report from Modern Healthcare.

Six of the victims were taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in nearby Colton, and the hospital went into immediate lockdown, according to the report. Physicians at the hospital spoke of urgent public address announcements telling staff to stay in patient rooms, while staff arriving at the hospital to help encountered law enforcement personnel with long guns, who asked for two pieces of ID and searched cars as snipers were perched on the hospital's roof.

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