Heartened by employees’ COVID-19 test results, Stanford Health Care resumes almost all procedures


Anesthesiology resident Anthony Sawyer gave a blood sample, which was used to test for antibodies against the coronavirus. He also had an area at the back of his nose and throat swabbed to gather a sample used to test for an active infection.
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Mikayla Bassett, right, gives Stanford Health Care patient Kyle Summers a surgical mask before screening him for COVID-19 at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center in Redwood City.
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David Entwistle, president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, was tested for COVID-19 in April.
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