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Lock-down at Gritman Medical Center lifted after search

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MOSCOW, Idaho -

UPDATE: Gritman Medical Center has lifted their lock-down after a thorough search of the facilities. Following a threat, the hospital was placed on lock down as a precaution. The lock down was lifted Wednesday afternoon and normal operations have resumed. 

Previous coverage:

Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, Idaho, was placed on lock-down Wednesday afternoon as a precaution after the hospital received a threat.

 The hospital reports after receiving the threat, they immediately notified law enforcement and fire services who helped secure the facility and conduct a search of the building. The hospital was placed on lock-down while they figure out the nature of the threat.

The hospital reports that all patients, visitors and staff are safe. 

All emergency and medical services are open to the public by using the Emergency Department entrance on Main Street.

Additional security screening measures are in effect.

Additional details weren't immediately available Wednesday.

As we learn more, we will update this story. 

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