CAY HILL:— In light of the resurgence of active COVID-19 cases on St. Maarten, the Outbreak Management Team (OMT) of the St. Maarten Medical Center’s (SMMC) has decided to take additional measures in limiting the possible exposure to the virus and to keep SMMC’s care capacity at the highest level in case of confirmed COVID-19 case(s) needing admittance to SMMC and/or its COVID facilities. As such the following decisions have been made.
Scaling back non-essential care
Non-essential care such as elective surgeries and certain Outpatient services (e.g. high exposure risk procedures such as aerosol-generating procedures etc.) will be scaled down. SMMC