People Are Avoiding Emergency Room Visits During Covid-19

A new and disturbing trend as emergency departments in the state and the nation have to deal with the Coronavirus. 

The experts say that people are staying away from the emergency rooms to be treated for minor or serious, life threatening illness because they are afraid of contracting the virus while at the hospital. 

State hospitals say safety and cleanliness is the top priority and all hospitals are taking extraordinary measures in order to separate those with the virus from others. 

Hospitals seeing fewer cases of heart attack and stroke since the pandemic. Hospitals say that if you do have heart issues, take no chances.


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