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MEDIA | Puget Sound Business Journal: Surgery in the age of Covid-19: A firsthand look at the safety and wisdom of getting it done
Date
06/12/2020
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Although EvergreenHealth was spotlighted as America’s epicenter of Covid-19 care, with dozens of senior patients at one point from Life Care Center of Kirkland nursing home, surgeon Kelly Clinch reassured me that the medical center was well equipped for non-Covid-19 patients.

A virtual appointment with him, as well as an in-person examination, gave me confidence to schedule May 12 at 8 a.m. for my procedure. “We treated everybody like they had Covid to minimize transmission. We have not had one case where patients got it from surgery,” Clinch said.

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