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November 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM

The Olympian: Health Care Authority workers sickened after opening mail

By Chelsea Krotzer
The Olympian

According to the Washington State Patrol, some people got sick after checking the mail inside the Health Care Authority in Olympia today.

The incident was in the fifth floor mail room, according to Olympia Deputy Fire chief Greg Wright.

The Washington State Patrol, Olympia Fire Department and ambulance crews are on the scene.

People have cleared the immediate area where the mail was open, but otherwise it’s business as usual inside the building. The building is not closed.

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