Why has hospital volume reduced for non-COVID-19 patients? A cardiologist explains.

In the meantime, if you have chest discomfort, sudden shortness of breath, bleeding, or neurologic symptoms, do not delay care because you are scared of going to the hospital. Time is of the essence when it comes to acute medical emergencies, lifesaving treatments are available only at the hospital, and any risk is greatly outweighed by the potential benefit – years added to your life.