Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

Roosevelt General Hospital reopens non-essential procedures in accordance with public health orders

PORTALES (KSEL)- According to an update from the CEO of Roosevelt General Hospital, Kaye Green, more than 150 individuals were tested at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing last Saturday.

Health officials announced 186 new cases across the state on Monday, May 4, including one in Curry County. According to the New Mexico Department of Health, there are now 4,031 reported cases in the state. Curry County has seen a positive count of 19 positive cases with 936 total tests. Roosevelt County remains at 10 positive cases with 476 total tests.

According to the NMDOH, there are 842 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

RGH has plans to start non-essential procedures at a reduced rate with no more than 50% capacity to being in accordance with the Governor’s and state health officials’ public orders.

This week the hospital will be conducting cardio-pulmonary, physical therapy & rehab, mammograms, bone density tests, and CT scans. Tomorrow the hospital will begin interventional pain management procedures and general surgery procedures on Thursday. Next week they are planning to resume ophthalmology, as well.

All patients will be screened before and on the date of their visit.

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