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MUHC RESPONDS TO EMERGENCY SITUATION

Montreal, 14 January, 2019, 6 p.m.

An emergency event occurred at Des Découvreurs school in the Montreal borough of LaSalle leading the McGill University Health Centre to declare a Code Orange for multiple patients shortly before 12 noon at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.

Sixteen patients were brought to the Montreal Children’s Hospital either by Urgences-santé or by their parents for evaluation, plus one adult was put under observation at the Royal Victoria Hospital. All 17 patients are in stable condition.

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I get so emotional thinking about it, but if it weren’t for the doctors, nurses and everyone who took care of us, he may not have made it,” says Robyn Schwartz about her third and youngest son Maxwell who is now 15 months old. At 20 weeks into her pregnancy, Robyn underwent a routine ultrasound that revealed her baby had a cystic malformation of the lung. +