Elective surgeries to resume Monday

[KMSP Fox 9, May 5, 2020] Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order Tuesday allowing elective surgeries to restart on May 11.

The executive order provides a roadmap for safely restarting elective surgeries. Starting next week, doctors, dentists, and veterinarians who create a plan to keep patients and healthcare professionals safe may begin offering these procedures again.

Allina Health chief medical officer Dr. Timothy Sielaff talked with Fox 9 News about how the order will be implemented.

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal also reported on the same story.

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