Workers at Carolinas Medical Center - Mercy were briefly evacuated from the building Thursday after a suspicious package was found.
The third floor of the medical building, on Vail Avenue near uptown Charlotte, was cleared. Caswell Road also was blocked in front of the hospital as police and fire officials investigated.
After checking out a large locked box in question, officials found it was filled with medical equipment.
Officials gave the “all clear” around 9:45 a.m. and people were allowed to go back inside.