Good Samaritan Hospital notifying patients of possible Hepatitis C exposure
PUYALLUP, Wash. -- Certain patients treated at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital are being notified of potential exposure to Hepatitis C. Two patients who were treated in December likely contracted the disease while being treated in the Emergency Department, hospital officials said. According to a press release, a nurse admitted to stealing narcotics intended for patients. She tested positive for hepatitis C and treated both of the infected patients.