Washington hospital resumes surgeries after 13-day pause

The water chemistry concern has been resolved..

All surgical treatments were delayed “other than for those patients needing instant, emergency surgery and whose transfer to another center would pose a danger to the patient,” the hospital said..

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The company began suspending surgeries Sept. 2 to resolve a water chemistry problem that affected sanitation..

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Wash., resumed carrying out surgeries Sept. 15 after a 13-day pause, a healthcare facility spokesperson confirmed to Beckers Hospital Review..