Colorado governor allows hospitals to transfer, deny patients

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Colorado governor allows hospitals to transfer, deny patients

Patients may be transferred without their consent
Gov. Jared Polis walks into a news conference on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, to announce new coronavirus restrictions in Colorado. As Colorado experiences its highest hospitalization rate of COVID-19 patients, Polis has issued an executive order authorizing the state health department to order hospitals and emergency departments to transfer and cease admitting new patients in order to deal with the influx of coronavirus cases.

Colorado governor allows hospitals to transfer, deny patients

Gov. Jared Polis walks into a news conference on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, to announce new coronavirus restrictions in Colorado. As Colorado experiences its highest hospitalization rate of COVID-19 patients, Polis has issued an executive order authorizing the state health department to order hospitals and emergency departments to transfer and cease admitting new patients in order to deal with the influx of coronavirus cases.
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