Three employees at Atascadero State Hospital were attacked by patients in two separate incidents on Sunday and Monday, officials there confirmed on Tuesday.
The first attack occurred Sunday when a patient reportedly assaulted a nurse, ASH spokesman Craig Dacus said. The employee was given first aid and returned to work following the incident, he added.
The second attack occurred Monday when another patient reportedly assaulted a nurse and a psychiatric technician. Those employees were treated in the hospital's medical wing and also returned to work, Dacus said.
No arrest was made in either incident, and the investigations are ongoing.
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Dacus did not disclose the employees' names, their injuries or where at the hospital the assaults took place.
Atascadero State Hospital is a high-security state hospital in southeast Atascadero that treats mentally ill inmates from California's correctional system and other violent offenders.