Workers have returned to the Cell and Genome Sciences Building at the UConn Health Center campus in Farmington after a chemical odor prompted an evacuation lasting about an hour this morning. The building at 400 Farmington Avenue is where scientists conduct stem sell research. The building, located about half a mile from the main entrance, is not involved in any direct patient care.
A Health Center spokesman saive five labs were evacuated as a precaution. There was no explosion and no fire, and no illnesses have been reported.