Ga. governor declares state of emergency after hospital flooding

Hospitals near flooded facility are at capacity

December 20, 2019

The Governor of Georgia declared a state of emergency for Fulton County after flooding damaged more than 200 rooms at Grady Memorial Hospital, according to an article on the AJC website.

Hospitals near flooded facility are at capacity and implementing or contemplating implementation of diversion protocols.

A 2-foot water pipe burst and flooded several floors Grady Memorial.

Emergency patients have been diverted to nearby hospitals since Saturday, when a 2-foot water pipe burst and flooded several floors of the building.

The cause of the burst pipe, which occurred between the sixth and seventh floors of the hospital’s patient wings, is being investigated by local engineering firms.

Read the article.




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