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Public Health in the Aftermath of COVID-19; A Second Wave of Concerns

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Public Health in the Aftermath of COVID-19; A Second Wave of Concerns

Many are feeling relief right now about the return of elective surgeries, which includes dentist visits and general medicine clinics.  Paragon Orthopedic Center is opening its doors this Friday and our staff is doing an amazing job at handling all the calls and concerns.  Thank you to everyone for making us the clinic you call for your orthopedic issues.  We are hearing from patients who delayed being seen because the healthcare industry was put on hold.  They are not alone in Southern Oregon.  The news has reported about how some are looking into the near future and finding a growing concern bubbling about what the shutdown’s effects on public health will be.   There are consequences to not having health concerns treated.  Here is an article from the New York Times that examines this:

Johnny Milano for The New York Times

The Pandemic’s Hidden Victims: Sick or Dying, but Not From the Virus

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