HAZMAT in USA on November 09 2017 05:42 AM (UTC).
Investigators were trying to determine what caused nine employees at a Rogersville health clinic to suffer a sudden illness Wednesday afternoon after being exposed to a patient emanating a chemical odor. Shortly before 3:30 p.m., staff at the Hawkins County Rural Health Consortium on Route 66 reported a mass illness. Hawkins County EMA Director Gary Murrell said a 52-year-old male came in for a regularly scheduled appointment when all of a sudden multiple staff members fell unconscious.