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Grande Ronde Hospital assures national news on steroid injections no cause for local concern

Hospital news | Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Contact: Mardi Ford

Recent news stories have reported on a meningitis outbreak related to injections received during pain management procedures.

Grande Ronde Hospital does NOT purchase medications from compounding pharmacies such as the one in question. We buy directly from large pharmaceutical companies.

GRH is taking this broad web site notification step to ease any stress that this outbreak may be causing the public and to further emphasize have NOT obtained the drug in question from compounding pharmacies such as those involved in the recent outbreak.We have already sent this information directly to our patients.

October 10, 2012