DCH SYSTEM RECEIVES BOMB THREAT EARLY WEDNESDAY

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The Tuscaloosa Police Department announced an all clear after receiving a bomb threat directed at the Druid City Hospitals on Wednesday, June 10.

The anonymous caller said a bomb was going to go off around 9:11 a.m.

No specific location was indicated so they searched both the Tuscaloosa and Northport campuses with the help of police.

They also told managers to be on the lookout for anything or anyone suspicious.

No threat was found after their search was completed.

Andy North, the Druid City Hospital Vice President of Marketing, was thankful to the police department for their help.

“Everything seemed to go well. The Northport and Tuscaloosa Police departments were great partners in this, they responded quickly, very helpful. They helped guide us through some best practices as we worked through it and we’re grateful for their support. We very much appreciate the community support that we’ve received,” North said.

North said that they checked social media and got lots of positive feedback and support from the community after announcing the situation.

He said they were grateful that nothing came of the threat.

The police called an all clear at 9:30 a.m.

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