All clear given after false alarm prompts lockdown at McGuire VA Medical Center

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — An all clear has been given after a false alarm Tuesday at McGuire VA Medical Center.

The hospital was put on lockdown around 10:15 a.m.

McGuire is a part of a network of hospitals and other hospitals also reported false alarms, though there’s been no word on which hospitals or how many.

The lockdown lasted less than a half hour. Officials are trying to determine what prompted the alarm.

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