Seeking hospital care in a time of coronavirus – NCWLife

WENATCHEE — When COVID-19 first arrived, hospitals encouraged patients to avoid emergency rooms and doctor’s offices unless absolutely necessary. But that didn’t mean stay away forever, and it’s had some unintendended consequences. In a press conference Thursday, medical officers from across the state urged people not to delay seeking care when they need it, even while the specter of coronavirus still looms.

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