In response to the coronavirus, local hospitals have been forced to make several changes. Most non-essential procedures and surgeries have been postponed. Visitation policies have been modified to better protect patients and doctors alike.
Baylor Scott and White has set up an online hub with coronavirus information.
The Children’s Health virtual app is now conducting free screenings when entering the code COVID19.
Medical City has deployed an online screening assessment.
Texas Health Resources set-up a 24-hour coronavirus consumer hotline where callers can speak with a nurse.
“It is our duty to take whatever steps necessary for the safety and well-being of the people in the communities we serve and for the people who provide care to them,” Texas Health CEO Barclay Berdan said. “That means bringing the power of our entire system – all our resources – to this fight.”