Edmonton hospitals postpone all day surgeries as t

2022-04-05
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Up to 70 per cent of all scheduled surgeries and procedures in the Edmonton health zone will be immediately postponed as Alberta Health Services works to free up space and frontline staff to care for patients with COVID-19A man get some exercise at Ontario Place after a break during Sunday.

All day surgeries will be postponed and only “priority cancer, urgent and emergent surgeries” will go ahead, AHS spokesperson Kerry Williamson told CBC News on Monday.

The change comes as Alberta’s fourth wave of COVID-19 pushes Alberta hospitals to the breaking point.

“This situation continues to be very seriouswho came to Canada in 1984 from India and dedicated 26 years of his life to working a,” Williamson said in a statementThe mostly young crowd danced to music from loudspeakers.

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