(WENY) -- On September 7th around 3 p.m., the Schuyler County 911 Center received a call that two people needed medical assistance at the Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency (FLACRA) on Perry Street in Watkins Glen. According to the Sheriff's Office, the 911 center received a call for one patients who needed medical assistance might have been affected by an opioid drug, while the other was experiencing a diabetic emergency. 

An ambulance responded and took both people to Schuyler Hospital. 

The Sheriff's Office said a short time later, one person and two employees at FLACRA showed signs of exposure to an opioid substance. All three people were transported to Schuyler Hospital and as a precaution, and the FLACRA facility, along with the adjoining Community Services facility, were evacuated. 

The Watkins Glen Fire Department and the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team (NYSPCCSERT) were called in and checked for hazards that may have been in the area where the five people became sick. No hazards were found at the time. 

The NYSPCCSERT conducted a decontamination of the involved common areas of the building out of caution. 

All of the patients were treated and released from the hospital.