Infections and deaths from COVID-19, caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, continue to soar throughout our communities. Many people stay home, limit contact with others, and hope to not get infected. But what if an emergency health situation arises and a hospital visit is needed?
For vulnerable populations, such as senior citizens and individuals with serious, underlying, or immune-compromised health conditions, delaying or forgoing emergency care can cause harmful complications or even deaths. That can be equally dangerous for people who are experiencing heart attacks, strokes, or other life-threatening events.