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Hospital Pondering ‘New Normal’

While businesses are re-opening and the number of coronavirus cases still seem to be low locally, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital is also preparing to try to move on….

Listen to Brian Evans 1

Chief Executive Officer Doctor Brian Evans says they are still trying to figure out what the volumes of patients will be in the near future, and the number of surgeries and procedures they’ll be performing compared to what they’ve done in the past. Elective surgeries have just resumed within the past week, but Evans says they are just getting started…

Listen to Brian Evans 2

There have been a dozen coronavirus cases in western Nevada County. Evans won’t say exactly how many of them were treated at the hospital, but calls it a “handful”.


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