Coronavirus Disease 2019 State Guidelines on Elective Surgery

Considerations for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Benjamin A. Sarac, BS; Anna R. Schoenbrunner, MD, MAS; Stelios C. Wilson, MD; Ernest S. Chiu, MD; Jeffrey E. Janis, MD


Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020;8(5):e2904 

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To identify recommendations, the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association State Guidance on Elective Surgeries webpage was referenced in addition to an independent internet search.[3] Data are accurate through April 10, 2020. States were categorized by the presence of any government-issued guidance. Of those with formal guidance, the duration of guidance and mention of specific guidelines using examples were recorded.