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Health Care Facilities Permitted To Resume Elective Surgeries | News, Sports, Jobs

Hospitals and health care facilities in Chautauqua County have been permitted to resume elective surgeries. The decision, formally announced Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, should come as good news to hospitals that have been forced to consider furloughing employees due to the lack of procedures that bring in steady revenue. In mid-March, Cuomo mandated that […]

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When Will Elective Procedures and Surgeries Resume?

APRIL 22, 2020 — Federal officials and medical groups are outlining pathways for allowing elective procedures to resume in a phased-in manner when the threat of COVID-19 infection appears to subside in different regions of the United States. Separately, three governors moved last week to ease restrictions on surgeries in their states. The Centers for […]

Coronavirus Crisis Should Put Elective Surgeries on Hold, Doctors' Group Says | Health News
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Coronavirus Crisis Should Put Elective Surgeries on Hold, Doctors’ Group Says | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, March 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Considering a knee replacement? Plastic surgery? With a pandemic of new coronavirus cases looming, it’s probably time to postpone elective surgery if you can, a surgeons’ group says. In a statement, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) noted that as cases of […]

State orders closure of salons, tattoo parlors; Polis suspends elective surgeries
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State orders closure of salons, tattoo parlors; Polis suspends elective surgeries

DENVER (KDVR) — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Thursday that all nonessential personal services in Colorado must close immediately and remain closed until April 30 in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Nonessential personal services include all hair salons, nail salons, barbershops, tattoo parlors, massage parlors and spas. […]

Cancer, Heart Surgeries Delayed as Coronavirus Alters Care | Health News
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Cancer, Heart Surgeries Delayed as Coronavirus Alters Care | Health News

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer Some cancer surgeries are being delayed, many stent procedures for clogged arteries have been pushed back and infertility specialists were asked to postpone helping patients get pregnant. Doctors in virtually every field are scrambling to alter care as the new coronavirus spreads. Medical groups issued advice this week […]