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VCU Health 'making updates' to most elective surgeries, appointments in wake of COVID-19

The decision was made as a step to protect patients and slow the spread of COVID-19
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Posted at 10:17 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 00:06:55-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- VCU Health is "making updates" to most elective surgeries, procedures, and appointments scheduled at VCU Health hospitals and clinics.

On Wednesday, VCU Public Affairs announced that the decision was made as a step to protect patients, slow the spread of COVID-19, and increase the hospital system's ability to care for those with emergency medical needs.

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