The number of people visiting Eastside Medical Center’s emergency room in Snellville has dropped significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that has officials worried.... Eastside officials worry that patients putting off ER care due to COVID

The number of people visiting Eastside Medical Center’s emergency room in Snellville has dropped significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that has officials worried. Dr. Matthew Goldstein, the medical director of emergency medicine at Eastside, said the number of ER visits has dropped nearly in half in recent weeks. Eastside officials are worried people who need to come in to the ER because of serious medical conditions, such as heart problems, are refusing hospital care because they’re afraid of getting COVID-19.

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