RIH ER back to normal after brief 'restricted access' situation

By James Peters
February 9, 2018 - 3:54pm

KAMLOOPS — Interior Health says the emergency department at Royal Inland Hospital was under restricted access earlier this afternoon.

RIH Health Services Director Sue Gardner-Clark says the situation was related to an RCMP investigation, and took place from 2:20 to 3:15 p.m.

Gardner-Clark calls the situation a precautionary measure meant to ensure the safety of patients and staff.

She says the ER was still open during the restricted access, but enhanced security was put in place.

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