Andrews Institute ASC postpones elective procedures along with other Baptist facilities — 4 insights

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All Pensacola, Fla.-based Baptist Health Care facilities, including the Andrews Institute ASC, postponed all elective procedures after Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order halting elective procedures, reports.

What you should know:

1. Baptist Health Care also implemented a no visitors policy, with few exceptions.

2. All visitors who are approved will answer CDC screening questions and undergo temperature checks.

3. Along with Andrews ASC, procedures at Pensacola-based Baptist Medical Park-Nine Mile ASC, Pensacola-based Baptist Hospital, Gulf Breeze (Fla.) Hospital and Jay (Fla.) Hospital have all been postponed.

4. The hospital will continue to perform time-sensitive and urgent surgeries on a patient-by-patient basis.

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