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Parkland Hospital unveils new HazMat Unit

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April 27, 2017

When an Amtrak train had derailed on the major Washington-New York rail corridor running through Philadelphia on May 12, 2015, officials feared the worst. Within minutes, at least seven hospitals in the greater Philadelphia area, including Temple, received warning to get ready to receive hundreds of patients, from busloads of walking wounded to critically injured patients coming in via ambulance.



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