via: Erica Miller
ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar) – Medical Center Hospital announced Friday its Emergency Department will no longer test for COVD-19 or other viruses, unless a patient requires hospitalization or has a medical condition. urgent medical condition that requires immediate treatment.
Patients with no or mild symptoms who only want testing are asked to visit their provider, the MCH Urgent Care center, or the City testing site. As coronavirus cases continue to rise again, MCH is asking the community to avoid going to the emergency room unless there is a real medical emergency.
“We appreciate your cooperation and efforts as we aim to reduce the growing traffic in our ER to focus on serious medical emergencies,” MCH said in a statement. declare.
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