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WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM REOPENING OF ELECTIVE PROCEDURES

In accordance with State and Regional Orders along with Department of Health Directives, Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) plans to resume elective surgeries as of May 4, 2020.

According to Dr. Paul Mason, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Chief Medical Officer, “We have taken unprecedented measures to protect the safety of our patients, healthcare workers and Community as a whole.”

It should be understood that in these uncertain times and as with any surgery, each individual should consider the risks associated with that surgery related to their particular circumstances. We believe with the consideration of all sources of guidance, we have minimized the risk, allowing us to return to providing the level of high quality care that the community has enjoyed in the past and expects in the future.

About Wyoming County Community Health System
Wyoming County Community Health System has been serving Wyoming County and the surrounding area for over 100 years and continues its commitment of providing outstanding healthcare services for our rural community. WCCHS, a full service, County-owned health system comprised of a 62-bed acute-care hospital with a 138 bed Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw, NY, provides 24-hour emergency care as well as a full range of specialty health care. Services include family medicine, orthopaedics, women’s health, general surgery, mental health, neurology, ENT, and a variety of other specialty services. WCCHS is the areas first hospital to be nationally certified for advanced total hip and total knee replacement surgery and is accredited by The Joint Commission and the American College of Radiology. WCCHS has outpatient offices in Arcade, NY that also offers a wide range of specialist clinics, diagnostics and treatment services.