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ADHS Launches The Arizona Surge Line

Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: ArMA Communications
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On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) announced the creation of the Arizona Surge Line, a new service for hospitals and their providers to ensure COVID-19 patients receive appropriate inpatient placement. The call line is now live, toll-free, and open 24/7. Hospitals can call at any time and arrange for the transfer of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases to facilities that can provide a more appropriate level of care.

The Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) worked closely with ADHS to staff this important initiative. Both ArMA and ADHS expect that the Arizona Surge Line will serve a vital role in the state during any present or future surge of COVID-19 patients. ADHS is also seeking critical care and palliative care physicians who would be willing to volunteer their time for this initiative. 

Click here to read the full news release from ADHS or click here to go directly to the Arizona Surge Line website for more information.