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Newman Regional Health Cancels All Non-urgent and Pediatric Appointments.

Jessica Buchholz by Jessica Buchholz, Events Coordinator | March 30, 2020
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(Emporia, KS) — Newman Regional Health Medical Partners announces cancellation of all non-urgent Family Medicine and Pediatrics clinic appointments, effective Friday, March 27. Plans to re-evaluate this decision are scheduled for April 3. These changes are being made to reduce potential viral exposure in accordance with Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Lyon County Public Health, and to ensure resources can be directed to patients with the most urgent medical need. With the addition of a Respiratory Clinic that opened on Thursday, March 26, and to further protect the health and safety of patients and staff, it is important to preserve the team of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and reception staff during this time. Patients will be contacted regarding their currently scheduled appointment at which time Newman Regional Health Medical Partners staff may reschedule visits. Visit types that are currently being rescheduled include, but are not limited to the following: • Physicals • Wellness Exams • Well-Child Checks • Screening/diagnostic studies Additionally, if patients are needing to schedule an appointment but know the need is not urgent, please consider scheduling the visit at a safer time. For questions or more information as it pertains to the cancellation of non-urgent appointments, please call Newman Regional Health Medical Partners at (620) 343-2376.

About the Author

Jessica Buchholz, Events Coordinator

Jessica Buchholz is the Community Development Coordinator for Emporia Main Street in Emporia, Kansas. She specializes in event planning, volunteer recruitment, alternative marketing, media/public relations and fundraising. During Jessica's tenure at Emporia Main Street, she has helped grow events to an international level and she has created a series of new activities to meet organizational goals.

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