The Harrington HealthCare System increased security measures after the attack and immediately worked to add more security. The changes, which included bag checks and visitor limitations, were implemented at the Webster and Southbridge locations.
Her emotions visible, Mrs. Wilson recalled screaming for help, and her attacker suddenly stopping because workers in registration heard her and sent in security, which she said distracted the attacker. Mrs. Wilson ran from the triage area into the trauma room.
State Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Webster, gave Mrs. Wilson a proclamation from the House and Senate.”This is my three, I’m done,” she said. “‘I could have very easily not have made it.”