January 4, 2022

Illinois governor urges hospitals to delay nonurgent surgical procedures

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor's Note

Illinois Gov J. B. Pritzker and the Illinois Health and Hospital Association have asked hospitals to delay nonurgent surgical procedures in preparation for a “likely” post-holiday Omicron surge and shortage of staffed ICU beds, the January 3 Becker’s Hospital Review reports.

The state is seeing about 500 new daily hospitalizations, and 90% of those are unvaccinated. January 2 data shows 5,575 patients hospitalized with COVID-19.


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