Code White

A message announced over a hospital’s public address system warning the staff of
(1) A pending emergency/internal disaster
(2) A paediatric emergency
(3) A violent or combative patient
(4) Severe weather in the area; curtains to be drawn
(5) A power utility outage
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The Department of Health (DOH) has raiseda Code White Alert in all government hospitals nationwide in observance of Lent.
Government hospitals were placed under 'code white' alert during the observance of the Holy Week, the Department of Health (DOH) said.
The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has declared a 'code white' alert in Region 7 after measles cases went up to 145 with two deaths this year.
A Code White drill was held at the King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) in Busaiteen yesterday - featuring an evacuation involving the hospital's in-house fire safety team and the Civil Defence personnel.
Public hospitals have declared their respective 'code white'' since December 20, in anticipation of injuries during the holiday season, said Bayugo, adding that code white is often declared during elections, major holidays, and rallies.
The hospital issued a "code white," meaning there was an active shooter situation, amid multiple reports of shots fired.
The Department of Health (DOH) has placed all private and public hospitals in the Soccsksargen Region on Code White alert.
Some organizations have also introduced a "code white" call where, similar to a code blue, someone pages the team to intervene real-time during a disruptive event.
Written in diary form, Debra Anderson's Code White is a page-turner in the way that reading someone else's diary feels illicit: You hurry to read it all at once in case someone comes home and finds you've dug around in their underwear drawer and found their private notebook.
DOH has declared a "code white" in the region which means hospitals have created quick response teams and fast lanes to attend to suspected measles cases.
The Department of Health (DOH) has placed all hospitals in Manila under Code White alert for possible medical emergencies arising from the Feast of the Black Nazarene on Tuesday.