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Dr. Margaret Pattison

COTTAGE GROVE – The Emergency Department at PeaceHealth Community Medical Center is the quietest I’ve seen in 10 years as an emergency physician. Patient volumes are much lower than usual.

During the past month, while you’ve been following stay-at-home orders, we’ve been diligently preparing for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients. We’re grateful that hasn’t happened, and we hope it never will.

I want to let you know about several temporary changes we’ve made at the hospital to help protect . . .