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After nearly two months of lockdown, we’re inching toward a return to normal—or at least a new form of normal. This week our Swedish Edmonds Family Birth Center and NICU—both temporarily closed to make room for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients—reopened. And on May 18, the statewide moratorium on elective procedures is expected to lift. As we take our first cautious steps forward, Chris Dale, M.D., MPH, our chief quality officer, took a few minutes to explain how we’ll do it safely.