Northern Nevada Medical Center Resumes Performing Elective Surgeries

Located in Sparks, the Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC) hospital has decided to resume performing elective surgeries in the wake of a sustained downward trend of coronavirus cases, according to a report from KOLO8.

Patients who arrive for elective surgeries must be screened four days in advance, which will be done in a “drive up” manner at the front of the NNMC.

Other changes being made at the facility include a universal masking of all persons entering the hospital, isolation of patients with COVID-19, presurgery curbside COVID-19 testing of patients, a provisioning of personal protective equipment for staff, temperature checks, and a screening questions on entering the premises.


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