Published on May 04, 2020
What should our patients expect as we start scheduling surgery and procedures?
COVID-19 testing and isolation prior to elective procedures is essential to keeping patients safe. Patients will be tested within 72 hours of their procedure and must self-quarantine between the test and procedure to keep from contracting the virus during that time. COVID-19 can severely impact recovery after surgery, making these steps a life-saving action. Owensboro Health VP of Medical Affairs Dr. Kelley explains in the video below.