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Inslee issues additional clarification of limits on elective surgeries and procedures

 

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Gov. Jay Inslee

OLYMPIA-On April 30, Gov. Jay Inslee announced additional guidance for the existing order on limiting non-urgent medical procedures.

The Governor's 'Stay Safe, Stay Home' proclamation  ensured appropriate surge capacity and personal protective equipment (PPE) in hospitals and other health care facilities to manage an influx of COVID-19 patients.

This new guidance provides clarification on what type of non-urgent surgeries are permitted under the order.

"Washingtonians have taken the threat of COVID-19 seriously, and that includes our doctors and nurses. But there are some much needed pro...



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