Lincoln Hospital resumes surgeries
Last updated 5/28/2020 at 10:40am
DAVENPORT - About a month after asking some employees to accept volunteer standby unemployment due to reduced income during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lincoln Hospital has recalled all its employees back to work. No mandatory layoffs or furloughs took place at the hospital.
The move comes near the same time the hospital reopened its surgery practice and Gov. Jay Inslee announced reduced restrictions on health care facilities. Hospitals had been barred from performing non-urgent surgeries if no harm would come to patients asked to wait for 90 days. Hospitals have also received funding from the C...