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Governor DeWine Details May 1st Return to Elective Surgeries

We know that all of you have been anxious to hear the details of Governor DeWine’s plans for re-opening Ohio and the place of elective surgeries in that process.

In today’s press conference Governor DeWine stated that hospitals and other facilities are allowed to begin outpatient procedures that minimize the use of PPE on May 1st. Details are available in the latest press release distributed from the Governor’s office this evening.

Additional helpful information regarding the State’s re-start activities can be found here:
COVID-19 ODH Responsible Restart Resource Page
Responsible Protocols Worksheet

We also understand that obtaining and maintaining PPE is a challenge. The Ohio Emergency PPE Makers Exchange might be able to help regarding some items. Click here to find out more about this resource.

If you currently have any N95 masks in inventory, consider contacting Battelle about their decontamination program to see if you can recycle that inventory as masks are used.

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