Covenant Health and other Knoxville-area hospitals will temporarily stop non-essential adult procedures starting Monday, March 23.
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge is part of Covenant Health.
In Knoxville, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital will limit certain non-essential pediatric procedures.
“Ultimately, hospitals will rely on providers to use clinical judgement and standards of care in determining when to complete a procedure,” area hospitals said in a press release Friday.[Read more…]