December 29, 2021
By Pat Johnson
A Hackensack Meridian spokesman, Dr. Joe Lattanzi, reminds folks that the healthcare facility unexpected emergency area must not be regarded as a key place to get a COVID test or if they have mild to moderate COVID signs and symptoms.
“You ought to only take a look at the ER if you encounter signs or symptoms that warrant rapid attention this kind of as difficulty respiratory, persistent pain or pressure in the upper body, new confusion or inability to waken, bluish lips or confront.”
This is not an all-inclusive checklist – suspected broken bones or cuts that won’t prevent bleeding are other good reasons for a excursion to the ER, but talk to your primary professional medical service provider for any other signs and symptoms that are significant or relating to.
“If you are in will need of a COVID check and have moderate to moderate signs, we stimulate you to stop by a regional pharmacy or an urgent care heart.” —P.J.