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COVID-19 Virus Update

Posted by IowaCityASC on Apr 30, 2020 3:54:05 PM

Updated 4/30/2020

As allowed per Governor Kim Reynold’s proclamation on April 24th, the Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center has resumed performing elective cases effective Thursday, April 30th. If you had an elective surgery or procedure postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please contact your surgeon’s office directly and they will be able to speak with you about getting your surgery rescheduled.

Updated 3/17/2020

If you are experiencing a fever, body aches, cough, or shortness of breath, please stay home. We do not need to evaluate you at the surgery center. Please call us, or your surgeon’s office to reschedule your procedure.

The center has implemented strategies to support the health and safety of the patients/visitors/employees/physicians during this COVID-19 outbreak.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

1. We will be limiting people with our surgical patients to 1 adult with an adult patient. We understand there may be exceptions, this will be handled on a case-by-case basis. 

2. For pediatric patients (age 0-18 years), please limit to 2 adults. We will be asking there be no additional children brought to surgical center during this time.

3. If the responsible adult accompanying you is experiencing any fever, body aches, cough or shortness of breath, please arrange for someone else to accompany you here.

If you have any concerns about having your procedure during this time, please feel free to reach out to your surgeon’s office to reschedule.

Topics: coronavirus, COVID-19

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