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Unknown substance at Calgary Correctional Centre sends five to hospital

EMS said all the patients are in stable condition

EMS said they were called to the correctional centre at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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EMS said they were called to the correctional centre at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Alberta Health Services is trying to determine what the substance was that sent five people from the Calgary Correctional Centre, including staff, to hospital last night.

According to a statement from EMS, emergency responders were called to the centre at approximately 5 p.m. and five adults were taken to hospitals in Calgary.

All the patients were in stable, non-life threatening condition when they got to hospital, EMS said.

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