Ascension Via Christi hospital is delaying all nonurgent elective procedures until at least May 4.
This is an extension of an existing 30-day suspension on elective procedures that was put in place on March 16.
Ascension Via Christi President Bob Copple explains why they are implementing an extension.
Copple says he hopes other health organizations are doing the same.
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