DANVILLE, Va. – Sovah Health announced Thursday that it is contacting patients to reschedule elective and non-urgent surgical cases and procedures that require an admission at its Danville hospital. At this time, no other surgeries or procedures will be affected.
As reported by Virginia Department of Health, cases of COVID-19 have been increasing in Danville and Pittsylvania County and throughout Virginia, and with this documented increase in confirmed positive cases, hospitals throughout the region have seen an increase in hospitalizations.
Sovah Health – Danville is beginning the process of contacting patients who have surgeries scheduled in the next two weeks that will need to be rescheduled. The decisions about which procedures can safely move forward will be made by working with our clinical teams to carefully evaluate each patient’s needs.Sovah Health will continue to screen and mask everyone who enters the facility and maintain a limited visitor protocol for the foreseeable future.