Cook County reopens Provident Hospital ER

Cook County reopens Provident Hospital ER

The emergency room at Provident Hospital is open again as of Monday, according to a statement from Cook County Health.

The unit was closed on April 6 to reconfigure its layout to better protect patients and staff from COVID-19.

Among the changes made in the past two weeks include new seating arrangements to meet social distancing guidelines, a new seating area for suspected COVID-19 patients, a mobile registration unit, reconfigured nursing stations, relocated support services and new triage, exam and isolation areas for COVID-19 patients.

“These improvements will provide a safer environment for all patients and staff in the emergency room, particularly during this pandemic,” the system said in a statement.


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