RRMC did not buy contaminated steroid shots
SALISBURY — Although Rowan Regional Medical Center is a customer of the New England Compounding Center, the hospital did not buy any of the contaminated epidural steroid injections from the Framingham, Mass., facility.
The hospital buys one product from the compounding pharmacy, a topical anesthetic used in the emergency department that was not involved in the recall, President Dari Caldwell said.
Twenty-four people have died and nearly 300 others have become ill with fungal meningitis linked to steroid shots from the compounding pharmacy.
The Health Department is not aware of any fungal meningitis in Rowan County, according to nursing supervisor Sharon Owen.
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