Legacy Health pauses all ‘non-urgent’ surgeries


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — In an effort to free up beds, Legacy Health announced Monday that it is pausing all “non-urgent” surgeries for two weeks. The health system is projecting an “unprecedented number of hospitalizations” in the near future.

Brian Terrett, director of public relations at Legacy Health, joined AM Extra Wednesday to talk about the company’s decision.

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