Watch Rockford Hospital Take On Heavy Water During Flash Flood
Many scary moments happened throughout much of the Rock River Valley as a flash flood dropped more than 4 inches of rain in a short amount of time. Videos of flooded parking lots and streets began popping up across social media, including a video of water rushing through MercyHealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue.
Watch this video shared by Rockford Scanner.
No patients were at risk and evacuation weren't needed. The only affected areas, according to MercyHealth Hospital via Facebook, were the main Pharmacy (currently moved to the second floor and is fully functional) and the phones/email system - which has a backup for situations like this.