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Stay home to conserve health care resources

Postpone routine visits

 

March 25, 2020



The Washington State Department of Health said there is a worldwide shortage of the masks, gowns, and gloves that keep health care safe for health care providers.

They are also facing a crisis in which there may not be enough space in our hospitals, nor lifesaving equipment like ventilators available for people who need them, officials warned.

Postpone many routine medical visits

They are asking all health care facilities to cancel or postpone visits that can be postponed. This will help keep people home and help conserve masks, gowns, and gloves. Their advice includes:

• Please postpone...



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