Bay Area Hospital lockdown cleared after police investigate

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    COOS BAY, Ore. -- Monday morning, Bay Area Hospital was placed on lockdown as authorities investigated a possible security event in the back parking lot, hospital officials said in a news release.

    "Police have given the all clear and hospital operations have returned to normal," hospital officials reported. "We would like to thank our local law enforcement for their prompt response."

    Patient care was not impacted by the investigation, officials said.

    Specific details of the possible security event have not been released.

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