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Can a hospital run on bottled water? Palomar Medical Center did
San Diego Union-Tribune

The emergency department’s phones lit up at Palomar Medical Center about a week ago — just after a boil-water order was announced for more than 6,000 inland North County households and businesses.

Many people who called the Escondido hospital were seeking advice on whether to use tap water — but not necessarily for themselves, said Dr. Jerry Kolins, the hospital’s chief medical quality officer.

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