3 orthopedic, spine projects halted due to COVID-19

Angie Stewart -   Print  |

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought several projects to a halt in the orthopedic and spine field:

Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, is temporarily suspending construction of its $120 million, six-story spine and orthopedic tower, according to a June 22 press release.

Construction of the $250 million spine and orthopedic tower at Huntsville (Ala.) Hospital stopped May 27 after a worker tested positive for COVID-19.

Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital's plans to build a neuroscience medical research and treatment facility received unanimous approval from the City Plan Commission on April 15. Construction was initially slated for spring 2021 but will be delayed due to COVID-19.

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