COVID-19 Updates

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COVID-19 FAQs


UC San Diego Medical Centers

  • All patients, visitors, and healthcare providers are screened at designated hospital entrances.
  • All healthcare workers in the endoscopy unit are provided a surgical mask and N95 mask for the day.
  • All add-on cases are tested for COVID-19 with a rapid covid test.
  • All patients with outpatient procedures are tested for COVID-19 prior to their scheduled procedures.
  • Attendings scope all COVID-19 positive patients – fellows are not required to scope.

Veterans Affairs

  • All patients, visitors, and healthcare providers are screened at designated hospital entrances.
  • All healthcare workers in the endoscopy unit are an N95 mask for the day.
  • All patients with outpatient procedures are tested for COVID-19 prior to their scheduled procedures.
  • Attendings scope all COVID-19 positive patients – fellows are not required to scope.