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New York Chapter Issues Joint Recommendations for Addressing the Surge of COVID

December 04, 2020 3:47 PM | Anonymous
The New York Chapter ACS, working with its specialty partners, issued a letter to the to the Governor, NYSDOH and Senate and Assembly Members calling on the administration to protect access to surgical care.  The joint letter provides the following recommendations and calls on New York to:
  • Define a clear plan to decompress ICUs
  •  Maintain emergency access to critical medical and surgical care
  • Avoid a prohibition on medically necessary / essential surgeries
  • Operationalize a safe and effective vaccination program
  • Support interventions to secure additional PPE

> Read the letter

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