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Rescheduling That Elective Surgery? Here’s What to Know

June 26, 2020

From the nextavenue website

For the last few years, Linda Rohn, 72, of Simi Valley, Calif., has known that she needed to have a total knee replacement for her arthritic right knee. But as her pain got worse, the coronavirus pandemic hit. Elective surgeries like hers were postponed as hospitals made room for COVID-19 patients and transferred many doctors to the frontlines. Like a lot of other patients, Rohn put the surgery on her to-do list for later.

Now, as states begin to open up in the new phase of the pandemic, elective surgeries are possible again, with ramped up precautions in place for safety.

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