United Regional postpones all elective surgeries amid COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns

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Elective surgeries have returned and United Regional has specific protocol before a patient makes it to the operating room.

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — In a press release, Thursday morning, officials with United Regional announced that all elective surgeries will be postponed until further notice.

They stated that the postponement would allow them to prepare for a POSSIBLE influx of patients who may need hospital care and resources.

Urgent and emergent surgeries will continue, as determined by the physician performing the procedure.

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