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Sally Garneski
Dan Hamilton

American College of Surgeons offers recommendations and experts for interviews amid COVID-19 resurgence

CHICAGO (November 17, 2020): As Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) case numbers rise across the country and some hospitals once again begin curtailing operations, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has recently released updated recommendations concerning access to surgery amid the current resurgence.

The ACS media relations team can also arrange interviews with surgeons who can speak with reporters seeking to learn more about ACS recommendations for maintaining essential surgery during the pandemic and other related issues.

To arrange an interview with an ACS expert, contact:

To learn more, view ACS COVID-19 clinical guidance and recommendations online:

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The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for all surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 82,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit