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Legacy Health Suspending Non-Urgent Surgeries Due To COVID-19 Hospitalizations

(Portland, OR)  --  Legacy Health is temporarily suspending non-urgent elective surgeries due to a surge in hospitalizations for COVID-19 patients in Oregon.  Legacy announced the two-week pause yesterday, saying the Delta COVID-19 variant is severely straining its hospitals and staff.  Officials say the pause in non-urgent surgeries will help create bed capacity for critically ill patients.

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