Bedbugs Temporarily Closes ER At St. Mary's Hospital - 8NEWS - WRIC | News Where You Live

Bedbugs Temporarily Closes ER At St. Mary's Hospital

Posted: Updated:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A hospital in Henrico County temporary closed its emergency room after staff discovered a patient had bedbugs.
    
Bon Secours spokeswoman Charlotte Perkins tells media outlets that St. Mary's Hospital immediately cleared the waiting room after the bedbugs were discovered Saturday. Adult patients seeking emergency treatment were rerouted to the pediatric emergency department.
    
The emergency room was closed for four hours while an exterminator treated the facility.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Powered by WorldNow

301 Arboretum Place, Richmond
VA, 23236

Telephone: 804.330.8888
Fax: 804.330.8881
Email: news@wric.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.