Blessing Hospital was on controlled lockdown for a time Sunday evening.

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In a Facebook post, Blessing officials announced about 6 p.m. Sunday their 11th Street campus was on lockdown as a result of an ER patient making threats to the hospital.

A controlled lockdown requires all perimeter access points to be monitored and screening of all staff members and visitors entering and leaving the campus.

Officials said the lockdown would remain in place until law enforcement made contact with the patients making the threats.

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