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Valley Health System Hospitals Prepare For The Return Of Elective Surgeries

The hospitals of the Valley Health System are preparing to perform certain elective surgeries after Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced he is allowing resumption of surgeries beginning May 4.

The surgery departments of Centennial Hills, Desert Springs, Henderson, Spring Valley, Summerlin and Valley hospitals are working with physician offices to accommodate the scheduling of surgeries and procedures that were postponed due to COVID-19, or that may have recently become a health priority.

Valley Health System Regional Vice President Karla Perez says hospitals have “implemented additional safety protocols that include: screening temperature checks and health questions being asked at entry points before anyone is allowed to enter the hospital; deep cleaning and disinfection; suspended visitation; as well as practicing appropriate social distancing.”