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RCH Reports Few Tornado Injuries

Rochelle Community Hospital went into emergency disaster mode in response to sirens and warning of a tornado sighting in neighboring Ashton moving towards Rochelle around 6:30 p.m. yesterday evening. Staff and visitors sought shelter in the basement until the tornado had moved through the area.

A total of 11 patients were treated at RCH.  No injuries were life-threatening.

Contact:
Janet E Stewart

RCH Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator

Phone:
815-561-3113

Fax:
815-561-3128

Email:
jstewart@rcha.net